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172.130 Dehydroacetic acid.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 21CFR172.130]

[Page 34]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 172_FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN 
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
 
                      Subpart B_Food Preservatives
 
Sec.  172.130  Dehydroacetic acid.

    The food additive dehydroacetic acid and/or its sodium salt may be 
safely used in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The food additive meets the following specifications:

Dehydroacetic acid: Melting point, 109 [deg]C-111 [deg]C; assay, minimum 
98 percent (dry basis).
Sodium salt of dehydroacetic acid: Assay, minimum 98 percent (dry 
basis).

    (b) It is used or intended for use as a preservative for cut or 
peeled squash, and is so used that no more than 65 parts per million 
expressed as dehydroacetic acid remains in or on the prepared squash.
    (c) The label or labeling of any package of the additive intended 
for use in food shall bear adequate directions for use to insure 
compliance with this section.





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 172, Section 130


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