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173.45 Polymaleic acid and its sodium salt.

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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: 21CFR173.45]

[Page 126]
 
                        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 A_Polymer Substances and Polymer Adjuvants for Food Treatment
 
Sec.  173.45  Polymaleic acid and its sodium salt.

    Polymaleic acid (CAS Reg. No. 26099-09-2) and its sodium salt (CAS 
Reg. No. 70247-90-4) may be safely used in food in accordance with the 
following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The additives have a weight-average molecular weight in the 
range of 540 to 850 and a number-average molecular weight in the range 
of 520 to 650, calculated as the acid. Molecular weights shall be 
determined by a method entitled ``Determination of Molecular Weight 
Distribution of Poly(Maleic) Acid,'' March 17, 1992, produced by Ciba-
Geigy, Inc., Seven Skyline Dr., Hawthorne, NY 10532-2188, which is 
incorporated by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR 
part 51. Copies are available from the Division of Product Policy, 
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-205), Food and Drug 
Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, or are 
available for inspection at the Center for Food Safety and Applied 
Nutrition's Library, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, or 
at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For 
information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-
6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--
federal--regulations/ibr--locations.html.
    (b) The additives may be used, individually or together, in the 
processing of beet sugar juice and liquor or of cane sugar juice and 
liquor to control mineral scale.
    (c) The additives are to be used so that the amount of either or 
both additives does not exceed 4 parts per million (calculated as the 
acid) by weight of the beet or cane sugar juice or liquor process 
stream.

[51 FR 5315, Feb. 13, 1986, as amended at 61 FR 386, Jan. 5, 1996]





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 45


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