FD&C color

noun

Definition of FD&C color

: any of the synthetic dyes that in certified batches are permitted for use in foods, drugs, and cosmetics by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938 and subsequent legislation — compare d&c color , ext d&c color

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History and Etymology for FD&C color

Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act + color

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“FD&C color.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/FD%26C%20color. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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