21 CFR 73.2162 - Bismuth oxychloride.

§ 73.2162 Bismuth oxychloride.

(a)Identity and specifications.

(1) The color additive bismuth oxychloride shall conform in identity and specifications to the requirements of § 73.1162(a)(1) and (b).

(2) Color additive mixtures of bismuth oxychloride may contain the following diluents:

(i) For coloring cosmetics generally, only those diluents listed under § 73.1001(a)(1);

(ii) For coloring externally applied cosmetics, only those diluents listed in § 73.1001(b) and, in addition, nitrocellulose.

(b)Uses and restrictions. The color additive bismuth oxychloride may be safely used in coloring cosmetics generally, including cosmetics intended for use in the area of the eye, in amounts consistent with good manufacturing practice.

(c)Labeling. The color additive and any mixture prepared therefrom intended solely or in part for coloring purposes shall bear, in addition to any information required by law, labeling in accordance with the provisions of § 70.25 of this chapter.

(d)Exemption from certification. Certification of this color additive is not necessary for the protection of the public health, and therefore batches thereof are exempt from certification pursuant to section 721(c) of the act.

[ 42 FR 52394, Sept. 30, 1977]

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Title 21 published on 10-May-2017 03:43

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  • 2017-04-04; vol. 82 # 63 - Tuesday, April 4, 2017
    1. 82 FR 16321 - Environmental Defense Fund, Earthjustice, Environmental Working Group, Center for Environmental Health, Healthy Homes Collaborative, Health Justice Project of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Breast Cancer Fund, Improving Kids' Environment, Consumers Union, Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumer Federation of America, Learning Disabilities Association, Maricel Maffini, and Howard Mielke; Filing of Color Additive Petition
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Notice of petition.
      The color additive petition was filed on February 24, 2017. Submit either electronic or written comments by June 5, 2017. Late, untimely filed comments will not be considered. Electronic comments must be submitted on or before June 5, 2017. The https://www.regulations.gov electronic filing system will accept comments until midnight Eastern Time at the end of June 5, 2017. Comments received by mail/hand delivery/courier (for written/paper submissions) will be considered timely if they are postmarked or the delivery service acceptance receipt is on or before that date.
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