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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the listing of calcium carbonate as safe color additive.

This final rule amends the color additive regulations to provide for the safe use of calcium carbonate to color hard and soft candy, mints, and chewing gum.

This law outlines the following:

  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Safety Evaluation
  • Incorporation by Reference
  • Conclusion
  • Public Disclosure
  • Analysis of Environmental Impact
  • Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
  • Section 301(ll) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
  • Objections
  • References

This rule was effective December 8, 2017.