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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter BPart 170Subpart E → §170.285


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 170—FOOD ADDITIVES
Subpart E—Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Notice


§170.285   Disposition of pending GRAS affirmation petitions.

Because the procedure to submit a GRAS notice is replacing the former process to submit a GRAS affirmation petition, the following will happen to a filed GRAS affirmation petition that is pending on October 17, 2016.

(a) On October 17, 2016, we will close the docket for any GRAS affirmation petition that is still pending as of October 17, 2016.

(b) Any person who submitted a GRAS affirmation petition described in this section may submit a GRAS notice as described in this subpart and request that we incorporate the GRAS affirmation petition as described in §170.215.

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