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177.1400 Hydroxyethyl cellulose film, water-insoluble.

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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: 21CFR177.1400]

[Page 273]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 177_INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: POLYMERS--Table of Contents
 
Subpart B_Substances for Use as Basic Components of Single and Repeated 
                        Use Food Contact Surfaces
 
Sec.  177.1400  Hydroxyethyl cellulose film, water-insoluble.

    Water-insoluble hydroxyethyl cellulose film may be safely used for 
packaging food in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
    (a) Water-insoluble hydroxyethyl cellulose film consists of a base 
sheet manufactured by the ethoxylation of cellulose under controlled 
conditions, to which may be added certain optional substances of a grade 
of purity suitable for use in food packaging as constituents of the base 
sheet or as coatings applied to impart desired technological properties.
    (b) Subject to any limitations prescribed in parts 170 through 189 
of this chapter, the optional substances used in the base sheet and 
coating may include:
    (1) Substances generally recognized as safe in food.
    (2) Substances permitted to be used in water-insoluble hydroxyethyl 
cellulose film by prior sanction or approval and under conditions 
specified in such sanctions or approval, and substances listed in part 
181, subpart B of this chapter.
    (3) Substances that by any regulation promulgated under section 409 
of the act may be safely used as components of water-insoluble 
hydroxyethyl cellulose film.
    (4) Substances identified in and used in compliance with Sec.  
177.1200(c).
    (c) Any substance employed in the production of the water-insoluble 
hydroxyethyl cellulose film described in this section that is the 
subject of a regulation in parts 174, 175, 176, 177, 178 and Sec.  
179.45 of this chapter conforms with any specification in such 
regulation.





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 177, Section 1400


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