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Novus International, Inc.; Filing of Food Additive Petition (Animal Use)-Ethoxyquin Phosphate

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AGENCY:

Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that Novus International, Inc., has filed a petition proposing that the food additive regulation be amended to provide for the safe use of ethoxyquin phosphate in animal feeds.

ADDRESSES:

Submit written comments to the Dockets Management Branch (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. Submit electronic comments to http://www.fda.gov/​dockets/​ecomments.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Michael Henry, Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-220), Food and Drug Administration, 7500 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 301-827-0161, e-mail: mhenry@cvm.fda.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (sec. 409(b)(5) (21 U.S.C. 348(b)(5))), notice is given that a food additive petition (FAP 2244) has been filed by Novus International, Inc., 530 Maryville Centre Dr., St. Louis, MO 63141-5862. The petition proposes to amend the food additive regulations in part 573 Food Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals (21 CFR part 573) for the addition of an additional salt, ethoxyquin phosphate, to be used as a preservative in yellow grease, oils, and other fats.

The agency has determined under 21 CFR 25.32(r) that this action is of a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. Therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required.

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Dated: June 27, 2001.

Stephen F. Sundlof,

Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.

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[FR Doc. 01-17497 Filed 7-12-01; 8:45 am]

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