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173.270 Hexane.

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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: 21CFR173.270]

[Page 136]
 
                        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.  173.270  Hexane.

    Hexane may be present in the following foods under the conditions 
specified:
    (a) In spice oleoresins as a residue from the extraction of spice, 
at a level not to exceed 25 parts per million.
    (b) In hops extract as a residue from the extraction of hops, at a 
level not to exceed 2.2 percent by weight; Provided, That:
    (1) The hops extract is added to the wort before or during cooking 
in the manufacture of beer.
    (2) The label of the hops extract specifies the presence of the 
hexane and provides for the use of the hops extract only as prescribed 
by paragraph (b)(1) of this section.





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 270


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