Ext D&C color

\ ˈeks(t)ˌdēənˌsē- \

Definition of Ext D&C color

: any of the synthetic dyes that in certified batches are permitted for use only in drugs and cosmetics to be applied externally — compare d&c color , fd&c color

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History and Etymology for Ext D&C color

abbreviation of external drug and cosmetic color

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“Ext D&C color.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ext%20D%26C%20color. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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