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73.1075 Canthaxanthin.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]

[Title 21, Volume 1]

[Revised as of April 1, 2006]

From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access

[CITE: 21CFR73.1075]



[Page 359]

 

                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS

 

CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 

                                SERVICES

 

PART 73_LISTING OF COLOR ADDITIVES EXEMPT FROM CERTIFICATION--Table 

of Contents

 

                             Subpart B_Drugs

 

Sec.  73.1075  Canthaxanthin.



    (a) Identity and specifications. (1) The color additive 

canthaxanthin shall conform in identity and specifications to the 

requirements of Sec.  73.75(a)(1) and (b).

    (2) Color additive mixtures for ingested drug use made with 

canthaxanthin may contain only those diluents that are suitable and that 

are listed in this subpart as safe in color additive mixtures for 

coloring ingested drugs.

    (b) Uses and restrictions. Canthaxanthin may be safely used for 

coloring ingested drugs generally in amounts consistent with good 

manufacturing practice.

    (c) Labeling requirements. The label of the color additive and of 

any mixtures prepared therefrom intended solely or in part for coloring 

purposes shall conform to the requirements of Sec.  70.25 of this 

chapter.

    (d) Exemption from certification. Certification of this color 

additive is not necessary for the protection of the public health, and 

therefore batches thereof are exempt from the certification requirements 

of section 721(c) of the act.










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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 73, Section 1075


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