[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
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TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
PART 172_FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
Subpart D_Special Dietary and Nutritional Additives
Sec. 172.399 Zinc methionine sulfate.
Zinc methionine sulfate, CAS Reg. No. 56329-42-1, may be safely used
in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
(a) The additive is the product of the reaction between equimolar
zinc sulfate and DL-methionine in purified water.
(b) The additive meets the following specifications:
Zinc content--19 to 22 percent.
C5H11NO2S ``DL-methionine''--46 to 50
Cadmium--not more than 0.05 part per million.
(c) The additive is used in tablet form as a source of dietary zinc.
[46 FR 58297, Dec. 1, 1981]
Additives that reference this regulation:
Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 172, Section 399
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