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173.55 Polyvinylpyrrolidone.

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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: 21CFR173.55]

[Page 126-127]
 
                        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.  173.55  Polyvinylpyrrolidone.

    The food additive polyvinylpyrroli-done may be safely used in 
accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The additive is a polymer of purified vinylpyrrolidone 
catalytically produced, having an average molecular weight of 40,000 and 
a maximum unsaturation of 1 percent, calculated as the monomer, except 
that the polyvinylpyrrolidone used in beer is that having an average 
molecular weight of 360,000 and a maximum unsaturation of 1 percent, 
calculated as the monomer.
    (b) The additive is used or intended for use in foods as follows:

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              Food                              Limitations
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Beer............................  As a clarifying agent, at a residual
                                   level not to exceed 10 parts per
                                   million.

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Flavor concentrates in tablet     As a tableting adjuvent in an amount
 form.                             not to exceed good manufacturing
                                   practice.
Nonnutritive sweeteners in        As a stabilizer, bodying agent, and
 concentrated liquid form.         dispersant, in an amount not to
                                   exceed good manufacturing practice.
Nonnutritive sweeteners in        As a tableting adjuvant in an amount
 tablet form.                      not to exceed good manufacturing
                                   practice.
Vitamin and mineral concentrates  As a stabilizer, bodying agent, and
 in liquid form.                   dispersant, in an amount not to
                                   exceed good manufacturing practice.
Vitamin and mineral concentrates  As a tableting adjuvant in an amount
 in tablet form.                   not to exceed good manufacturing
                                   practice.
Vinegar.........................  As a clarifying agent, at a residual
                                   level not to exceed 40 parts per
                                   million.
Wine............................  As a clarifying agent, at a residual
                                   level not to exceed 60 parts per
                                   million.
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Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 55


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