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173.228 Ethyl acetate.

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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: 21CFR173.228]

[Page 135]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 173_SECONDARY DIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FOOD FOR HUMAN 
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
 
  Subpart C_Solvents, Lubricants, Release Agents and Related Substances
 
Sec.  173.228  Ethyl acetate.

    Ethyl acetate (CAS Reg. No. 141-78-6) may be safely used in food in 
accordance with the following conditions:
    (a) The additive meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex, \1\ (Ethyl Acetate; p. 372, 3d Ed., 1981), which are incorporated 
by reference.
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    \1\ Copies may be obtained from: National Academy Press, 2101 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20418 or examined at the National 
Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the 
availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: 
http://www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--federal--
regulations/ibr--locations.html.
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    (b) The additive is used in accordance with current good 
manufacturing practice as a solvent in the decaffeination of coffee and 
tea.

[47 FR 146, Jan. 5, 1982, as amended at 49 FR 28548, July 13, 1984]





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 228


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