Normativa EEUUAbr. 13, 2012
EE.UU: solicitan que se modifique normativa sobre aditivos colorantes
4 April 2012
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English|
|1.||Notifying Member: UNITED STATES
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: US Food and Drug Administration|
|3.||Products covered (provide tariff item number(s) as specified in national schedules deposited with the WTO; ICS numbers should be provided in addition, where applicable): Distilled spirits|
|4.||Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:
[X] All trading partners
[ ] Specific regions or countries:
|5.||Title of the notified document: E. & J. Gallo Winery; Filing of a Color Additive Petition Language(s): English Number of pages: 1|
|6.||Description of content: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that E. & J. Gallo Winery has filed a petition proposing that the colour additive regulations be amended to provide for the expanded safe use of mica-based pearlescent pigments as colour additives in certain distilled spirits.|
|7.||Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [ ] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [ ] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [ ] protect territory from other damage from pests.|
|8.||Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:
[ ] Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text)
[ ] World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number)
[ ] International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number)
Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:
|9.||Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available: Published on 22 March 2012 in 77 Federal Register 16784 and can be found at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-03-22/pdf/2012-6854.pdf.|
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): To be determined.
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy): To be determined.
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): To be determined.
[ ] Trade facilitating measure
|12.||Final date for comments: [ ] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or(dd/mm/yy): Comments will be accepted at any time after publication of the notice of filing; however, if a final rule is promulgated, it will address only those comments that were received prior to publication of the final rule.
Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [ ] National Notification Authority,  National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body: Raphael A. Davy, Center for Food, Safety and Applied Nutrition HFS 265, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740-3835, (240) 402 1272, Raphael.Davy@fda.hhs.gov
|13.||Texts available from: [X] National Notification Authority, [ ] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body: United States SPS National Notification Authority, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, International Regulations and Standards Division (IRSD), Stop 1027, Washington D.C. 20250; Tel: +(1 202) 720 1301; Fax: +(1 202) 720 0433; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Text can be also be found on the Internet: “http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-03-22/pdf/2012-6854.pdf“.