Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
Final rule; confirmation of effective date.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is confirming the effective date of August 30, 2004, for the final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of July 28, 2004 (69 FR 44927). The final rule amended the color additive regulations to provide for the safe use of D&C Black No. 2 (a high purity furnace black, subject to FDA batch certification) as a color additive in the following cosmetics: Eyeliner, brush-on-brow, eye shadow, mascara, lipstick, blushers and rouge, makeup and foundation, and nail enamel.
Effective date confirmed: August 30, 2004.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Celeste Johnston, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-265), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740-3835, 202-418-3423.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
In the Federal Register of July 28, 2004 (69 FR 44927), FDA amended the color additive regulations to add § 74.2052 D&C Black No. 2 (21 CFR 74.2052) to provide for the safe use of D&C Black No. 2 as a color additive in the following cosmetics: Eyeliner, brush-on-brow, eye shadow, mascara, lipstick, blushers and rouge, makeup and foundation, and nail enamel.
FDA gave interested persons until August 27, 2004, to file objections or requests for a hearing. The agency received no objections or requests for a hearing on the final rule. Therefore, Start Printed Page 60308FDA finds that the effective date of the final rule that published in the Federal Register of July 28, 2004, should be confirmed.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 21 CFR Part 74
- Color additives
Therefore, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 321, 341, 342, 343, 348, 351, 352, 355, 361, 362, 371, 379e) and under authority delegated to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs (1410.10 of the FDA Staff Manual Guide), notice is given that no objections or requests for a hearing were filed in response to the July 28, 2004, final rule. Accordingly, the amendments issued thereby became effective August 30, 2004.End Amendment Part Start Signature
Dated: September 30, 2004.
Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. 04-22605 Filed 10-7-04; 8:45 am]
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