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172.399 Zinc methionine sulfate.

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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: 21CFR172.399]

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                        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 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 
amounts of

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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 
percent.
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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