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Rohm and Haas Co.; Withdrawal of Food Additive Petition

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AGENCY:

Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in announcing the withdrawal, without prejudice to a Start Printed Page 25338future filing, of a food additive petition (FAP 8A4588) proposing that the food additive regulations be amended to provide for the safe use of completely hydrolyzed copolymer of acrylonitrile and trivinylcyclohexane ion-exchange resin for use in treating potable water and aqueous, acidic, and alcoholic foods.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Parvin M. Yasaei, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-215), Food and Drug Administration, 200 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20204, 202-418-3023.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In a notice published in the Federal Register of April 1, 1998 (63 FR 15851), FDA announced that a food additive petition (FAP 8A4588) had been filed by Rohm and Haas Co., 5000 Richmond St., Philadelphia, PA 19137. The petition proposed to amend the food additive regulations in § 173.25 Ion-exchange resins (21 CFR 173.25) to provide for the safe use of completely hydrolyzed copolymer of acrylonitrile and trivinylcyclohexane ion-exchange resin for use in treating potable water and aqueous, acidic, and alcoholic foods. Rohm and Haas Co. has now withdrawn the petition without prejudice to a future filing (21 CFR 171.7).

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Dated: March 24, 2000.

Laura M. Tarantino,

Acting Director, Office of Premarket Approval, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

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[FR Doc. 00-10689 Filed 4-28-00; 8:45 am]

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