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172.863 Salts of fatty acids.

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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: 21CFR172.863]

[Page 101]
 
                        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 I_Multipurpose Additives
 
Sec.  172.863  Salts of fatty acids.

    The food additive salts of fatty acids may be safely used in food 
and in the manufacture of food components in accordance with the 
following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The additive consists of one or any mixture of two or more of 
the aluminum, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium salts of the 
fatty acids conforming with Sec.  172.860 and/or oleic acid derived from 
tall oil fatty acids conforming with Sec.  172.862.
    (b) The food additive is used or intended for use as a binder, 
emulsifier, and anticaking agent in food in accordance with good 
manufacturing practice.
    (c) To assure safe use of the additive, the label and labeling of 
the additive and any premix thereof shall bear, in addition to the other 
information required by the Act, the following:
    (1) The common or usual name of the fatty acid salt or salts 
contained therein.
    (2) The words ``food grade,'' in juxtaposition with and equally as 
prominent as the name of the salt.





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 172, Section 863


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