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173.322 Chemicals used in delinting cottonseed.

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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: 21CFR173.322]

[Page 142]
 
                        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 D_Specific Usage Additives
 
Sec.  173.322  Chemicals used in delinting cottonseed.

    Chemicals may be safely used to assist in the delinting of 
cottonseed in accordance with the following conditions:
    (a) The chemicals consist of one or more of the following:
    (1) Substances generally recognized as safe for direct addition to 
food.
    (2) Substances identified in this paragraph and subject to such 
limitations as are provided:

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                Substances                           Limitations
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alpha-Alkyl-omega-hydroxypoly-              May be used at an
 (oxyethylene) produced by condensation of   application rate not to
 a linear primary alcohol containing an      exceed 0.3 percent by
 average chain length of 10 carbons with     weight of cottonseeds to
 poly(oxyethylene) having an average of 5    enhance delinting of
 ethylene oxide units.                       cottonseeds intended for
                                             the production of
                                             cottonseed oil. Byproducts
                                             including lint, hulls, and
                                             meal may be used in animal
                                             feed.
An alkanomide produced by condensation of   May be used at an
 coconut oil fatty acids and dietha          application rate not to
 nolamine, CAS Reg. No. 068603-42-9.         exceed 0.2 percent by
                                             weight of cottonseeds to
                                             enhance delinting of
                                             cottonseeds intended for
                                             the production of
                                             cottonseed oil. Byproducts
                                             including lint, hulls, and
                                             meal may be used in animal
                                             feed.
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[47 FR 8346, Feb. 26, 1982]





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 322


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