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[74 Stat. 399]
[74 Stat. 399]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960



PUBLIC LAW 86-618-JULY 12, 1960

(b)'" and inserting in lieu thereof "406"; (B) striking out "504, or 604,-'; and (C) inserting the word "or" after "501(b),". (b) Section 706 of such Act is amended to read as follows:


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"When Color Additives Deemed Unsafe "SEC. 706. (a) A color additive shall, with respect to any piirticular use (for which it is being used or intended to be used or is represented as suitable) in or on food or drugs or cosmetics, be deemed unsafe for the purposes of the application of section 402(c), section io|^^ f^fV. ^^'^^' 501 (a)(4), or section 601(e), as the case may be, unless— 36i^^^^ ^'*^' ^^^' "(1)(A) there is in effect, and such additive and such use are in conformity with, a regulation issued under subsection (b) of this section listing such additive for such use, including any provision of such regulation prescribing the conditions vmder which such additive may be safely used, and (B) such additive either (i) is from a batch certified, in accordance with regulations issued pursuant to subsection (c), for such use, or (ii) has, with respect to such use, been exempted by the Secretary from the requirement of certification; or "(2) such additive and such use thereof conform to the terms of an exemption which is in effect pursuant to subsection (f) of this section. While there are in effect regulations under subsections (b) and (c) of this section relating to a color additive or an exemption pursuant to subsection (i) with respect to such additive, an article shall not, by reason of bearing or containing such additive in all respects in accordance with such regulations or such exemption, be considered adulterated within the meaning of clause (1) of section 402(a) if such article 21 USC 342, 361. is a food, or within the meaning of section 601(a) if such article is a cosmetic other than a hair dye (as defined in the last sentence of section 601(a)). "Listing of Colors "(b)(1) The Secretary, shall, by regulation, provide for separately listing color additives for use in or on food, color additives for use in or on drugs, and color additives for use in or on cosmetics, if and to the extent that such additives are suitable and safe for any such use when employed in accordance with such regulations. "(2)(A) Such regulations may list any color additive for use generally in or on food, or in or on drugs, or in or on cosmetics, if the Secretary finds that such additive is suitable and may safely be employed for such general use. " (B) If the data before the Secretary do not establish that the additive satisfies the requirements for listing such additive on the applicable list pursuant to subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, or if the proposal is for listing such additive for a more limited use or uses, such regulations may list such additive only for any more limited use or uses for which it is suitable and may safely be employed. "(3) Such regulations shall, to the extent deemed necessary by the Secretary to assure the safety of the use or uses for which a particular color additive is listed, prescribe the conditions under which such additive may be safely employed for such use or uses (including, but not limited to, specifications, hereafter in this section referred to as tolerance limitations, as to the maximum quantity or quantities which may be used or permitted to remain in or on the article or articles in or on which it is used; specifications as to the manner in which such additive