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173.275 Hydrogenated sperm oil.

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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: 21CFR173.275]

[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.  173.275  Hydrogenated sperm oil.

    The food additive hydrogenated sperm oil may be safely used in 
accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The sperm oil is derived from rendering the fatty tissue of the 
sperm whale or is prepared by synthesis of fatty acids and fatty 
alcohols derived from the sperm whale. The sperm oil obtained by 
rendering is refined. The oil is hydrogenated.
    (b) It is used alone or as a component of a release agent or 
lubricant in bakery pans.
    (c) The amount used does not exceed that reasonably required to 
accomplish the intended lubricating effect.





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 275


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