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W.R. Grace & 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) is announcing the withdrawal, without prejudice to a future filing, of a food additive petition (FAP 1B4257) proposing that the food additive regulations be amended to provide for the safe use of styrene-n-butyl acrylate-acrylic acid terpolymer, 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one, and sulfosuccinic acid 4-ester with polyethylene glycol dodecyl ether, disodium salt as components in can end cements in contact with food.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Andrew J. Zajac, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-215), Food and Drug Administration, 200 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20204, 202-418-3095.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In a notice published in the Federal Register of July 16, 1991 (56 FR 32435), FDA announced that a food additive petition (FAP 1B4257) had been filed by W.R. Grace, Ltd., Cromwell Rd., St. Neots, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE 19 1QL, England (now W.R. Grace & Co., Darex Container Products, 62 Whittemore Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140). The petition proposed to amend the food additive regulations in § 175.300 Resinous and polymeric coatings (21 CFR 175.300) to provide for the safe use of styrene-n-butyl acrylate-acrylic acid terpolymer, 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one, and sulfosuccinic acid 4-ester with polyethylene glycol dodecyl ether, disodium salt as components in can end cements in contact with food. W.R. Grace & Co. has now withdrawn the petition without prejudice to a future filing (21 CFR 171.7).

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Dated: September 26, 2000.

Alan M. Rulis,

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

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[FR Doc. 00-26250 Filed 10-12-00; 8:45 am]

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