FD&C: Food, Drug and Cosmetic colors allowed in the US FD&C: Food, Drug and Cosmetic colors allowed in the US
 
FD&C: Food, Drug and Cosmetic colors allowed in the US

FD&C: Food, Drug and Cosmetic colors allowed in the US

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FD&C: Food, Drug and Cosmetic colors currently allowed in the United States

  • FD&C Blue #1 – Food, drugs and cosmetics, including drugs and cosmetics for eye area
  • FD&C Blue #1 Aluminum Lake – Drugs and cosmetics for eye area
  • FD&C Blue #2 – Food and ingested drugs – GMP – 74.102, 74.1102; sutures – see medical devices
  • FD&C Blue #2 Aluminum Lake on alumina – Bone cement – see medical devices
  • FD&C Green #3 – Food, drugs and cosmetics
  • FD&C Red #3 – Food and ingested drugs . May no longer be used in cosmetics, external drugs, and lakes
  • FD&C Red #40 and its Aluminum Lake – Food, drugs and cosmetics, including drugs and cosmetics for eye area – GMP. Other lakes for food, drugs and cosmetics are also permanently listed
  • FD&C Yellow #5 – Food, drugs and cosmetics, including drugs and cosmetics for eye area
  • FD&C Yellow #5 Aluminum Lake – Drugs and cosmetics for eye area
  • FD&C Yellow #6 – Food, drugs and cosmetics
  • FD&C Lakes (See Preface of this exhibit) – Provisionally listed. May be prepared from any of the above certified FD&C colors, except FD&C Red #3 –
  • Citrus Red #2 – Skins of mature oranges – ≤ 2 ppm by wt. of whole fruit – 74.302 Orange B – Surfaces and casings of frankfurters or sausages – ≤ 150 ppm by wt. of finished product – 74.250

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