[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 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
(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
(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]
Additives that reference this regulation: