Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food

ICR 201506-0910-023

OMB: 0910-0186

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Supporting Statement A
ICR Details
0910-0186 201506-0910-023
Historical Active 201207-0910-013
Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food
Extension without change of a currently approved collection   No
Approved without change 07/30/2015
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 06/24/2015
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
07/31/2018 36 Months From Approved 08/31/2015
1,320 0 1,020
1,320 0 1,020
0 0 0

Food irradiation is subject to the premarket approval provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Regulations providing for uses of irradiation in the production, processing, and handling of food are found in part 179 (21 CFR part 179). This collection supports agency regulations that ensure the safe use food irradiation. Respondents to the collection are businesses engaged in the irradiation of food.

US Code: 21 USC 321 Name of Law: FFDCA
   US Code: 21 USC 348 Name of Law: FFDCA

Not associated with rulemaking

  80 FR 17055 03/31/2015
80 FR 34681 06/17/2015

  Total Approved Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 1,320 1,020 0 300 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 1,320 1,020 0 300 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Miscellaneous Actions
Increase in burden results from increased number of respondents. This is explained more fully in the agency's supporting statement at Q.15.

Domini Bean 301 796-5733 [email protected]


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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