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173.75 Sorbitan monooleate.

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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: 21CFR173.75]

[Page 129]
 
                        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.  173.75  Sorbitan monooleate.

    Sorbitan monooleate may be safely used in accordance with the 
following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The additive is produced by the esterification of sorbitol with 
commercial oleic acid.
    (b) It meets the following specifications:
    (1) Saponification number, 145-160.
    (2) Hydroxyl number, 193-210.
    (c) The additive is used or intended for use as follows:
    (1) As an emulsifier in polymer dispersions that are used in the 
clarification of cane or beet sugar juice or liquor in an amount not to 
exceed 7.5 percent by weight in the final polymer dispersion.
    (2) The additive is used in an amount not to exceed 0.70 part per 
million in sugar juice and 1.4 parts per million in sugar liquor.

[51 FR 11720, Apr. 7, 1986]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 75


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