Summary of Color Additives for Use in United States in Foods, Drugs, Cosmetics, and Medical Devices
Notice: This document is not intended to be used as a substitute for the regulations that list color additives for use in the United States and the conditions imposed on their use in food, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices, respectively. These regulations are located in Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations Parts 73, 74, 81 and 82. For approved conditions of use, the reader should refer to the regulation for the specific color additive of interest. Please note that color additives listed for use in drugs or cosmetics are not permitted for use in eye area products, injected products, or surgical sutures, unless the regulation for the color additive so states in the uses and restrictions paragraph. In this document, all color additives listed for suture use can be found in the table of color additives approved for use in medical devices.