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172.866 Synthetic glycerin produced by the hydrogenolysis of carbohydrates.

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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: 21CFR172.866]

[Page 105]
 
                        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.  172.866  Synthetic glycerin produced by the hydrogenolysis of 
carbohydrates.

    Synthetic glycerin produced by the hydrogenolysis of carbohydrates 
may be safely used in food, subject to the provisions of this section:
    (a) It shall contain not in excess of 0.2 percent by weight of a 
mixture of butanetriols.
    (b) It is used or intended for use in an amount not to exceed that 
reasonably required to produce its intended effect.





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 172, Section 866


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