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173.345 Chloropentafluoroethane.

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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: 21CFR173.345]

[Page 146]
 
                        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.  173.345  Chloropentafluoroethane.

    The food additive chloropentafluoroethane may be safely used in food 
in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The food additive has a purity of not less than 99.97 percent, 
and contains not more than 200 parts per million saturated fluoro 
compounds and 10 parts per million unsaturated fluoro compounds as 
impurities.
    (b) The additive is used or intended for use alone or with one or 
more of the following substances: Carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, 
propane, and octafluorocyclobutane complying with Sec.  173.360, as an 
aerating agent for foamed or sprayed food products, with any propellant 
effect being incidental and no more than is minimally necessary to 
achieve the aerating function, except that use is not permitted for 
those standardized foods that do not provide for such use.
    (c) To assure safe use of the additive
    (1) The label of the food additive container shall bear, in addition 
to the other information required by the act, the following:
    (i) The name of the additive, chloropentafluoroethane.
    (ii) The percentage of the additive present in the case of a 
mixture.
    (iii) The designation ``food grade''.
    (2) The label or labeling of the food additive container shall bear 
adequate directions for use.

[42 FR 14526, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 43 FR 11317, Mar. 17, 1978; 
43 FR 14644, Apr. 7, 1978]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 345


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