[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
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TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
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
(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.
Additives that reference this regulation:
Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 270
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