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173.360 Octafluorocyclobutane.

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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: 21CFR173.360]

[Page 148-149]
 
                        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.  173.360  Octafluorocyclobutane.

    The food additive octafluorocyclo-butane may be safely used as a 
propellant and aerating agent in foamed or sprayed food products in 
accordance with the following conditions:
    (a) The food additive meets the following specifications:

99.99 percent octafluorocyclobutane.
Less than 0.1 part per million fluoroolefins, calculated as 
perfluoroisobutylene.

    (b) The additive is used or intended for use alone or with one or 
more of the following substances: Carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and 
propane, as a propellant and aerating agent for foamed or sprayed food 
products, except for those standardized foods that do not provide for 
such use.
    (c) To assure safe use of the additive:

[[Page 149]]

    (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, octafluorocyclobutane.
    (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.





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 360


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