Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
Notice of petition.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that the Humic Products Trade Assn. has filed a petition proposing that the food additive regulations be amended to Start Printed Page 423provide for the safe use of humate, fulvic acid and humic substances as a source of iron in animal feed.
Submit either electronic or written comments on the petitioner's request for categorical exclusion from preparing an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement by February 5, 2015.
Submit electronic comments to http://www.regulations.gov. Submit written comments to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
David Edwards, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, 7519 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 240-276-9568.
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Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (section 409(b)(5) (21 U.S.C. 348(b)(5)), notice is given that a food additive petition (FAP 2290) has been filed by the Humic Products Trade Assn., P.O. Box 963, Spring Green, WI 53588. The petition proposes to amend Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) in part 573 Food Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals (21 CFR part 573) to provide for the safe use of humate, fulvic acid and humic substances as a source of iron in animal feed. The petitioner has requested a categorical exclusion from preparing an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement under 21 CFR 25.32(r).
Interested persons may submit either electronic comments regarding this request for categorical exclusion to http://www.regulations.gov or written comments to the Division of Dockets Management (see DATES and ADDRESSES). It is only necessary to send one set of comments. Identify comments with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. Received comments may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will be posted to the docket at http://www.regulations.gov.
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Dated: December 30, 2014.
Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.
[FR Doc. 2014-30932 Filed 1-5-15; 8:45 am]
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