Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that DSM Nutritional Products, Inc., has filed a petition proposing that the color additive regulations be amended to provide for the safe use of astaxanthin dimethyldisuccinate as a color additive in the feed of salmonid fish to enhance the color of their flesh.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Felicia M. Ellison, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-265), Food and Drug Administration, Start Printed Page 681675100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740-3835, 301-436-1264.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (section 721e(d)(1) (21 U.S.C. 379e(d)(1))), notice is given that a color additive petition (CAP 7C0284) has been filed by DSM Nutritional Products, Inc., 45 Waterview Blvd., Parsippany, NJ 07054. The petition proposes to amend the color additive regulations in 21 CFR part 73 to provide for the safe use of astaxanthin dimethyldisuccinate as a color additive in the feed of salmonid fish to enhance the color of their flesh.
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.Start Signature
Dated: November 27, 2007.
Laura M. Tarantino,
Director, Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
[FR Doc. E7-23473 Filed 12-3-07; 8:45 am]
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