[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
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. 173.275 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.
Additives that reference this regulation:
Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 275
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