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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: 21CFR178.3120]

[Page 396-397]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 178_INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: ADJUVANTS, PRODUCTION AIDS, AND 
SANITIZERS--Table of Contents
 
             Subpart D_Certain Adjuvants and Production Aids
 
Sec.  178.3120  Animal glue.

    Animal glue may be safely used as a component of articles intended 
for use in producing, manufacturing, packing, processing, preparing, 
treating, packaging, transporting, or holding food, subject to the 
provisions of this section.
    (a) Animal glue consists of the proteinaceous extractives obtained 
from hides, bones, and other collagen-rich substances of animal origin 
(excluding diseased or rotted animals), to which may be added other 
optional adjuvant substances required in its production or added to 
impart desired properties.
    (b) The quantity of any substance employed in the production of 
animal glue does not exceed the amount reasonably required to accomplish 
the intended physical or technical effect nor any limitation further 
provided.
    (c) Any substance employed in the production of animal glue and 
which 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.
    (d) Optional adjuvant substances employed in the production of 
animal glue include:
    (1) Substances generally recognized as safe in food.
    (2) Substances subject to prior sanction or approval for use in 
animal glue and used in accordance with such sanction or approval.
    (3) Substances identified in this paragraph (d)(3) and subject to 
such limitations as are provided:

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            List of substances                      Limitations
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Alum (double sulfate of aluminum and
 ammonium, potassium, or sodium).
4-Chloro-3-methylphenol(p-chlorome-        For use as preservative only.
 tacresol).
Chromium potassium sulfate (chrome alum).  For use only in glue used as
                                            a colloidal flocculant added
                                            to the pulp suspension prior
                                            to the sheet-forming
                                            operation in the manufacture
                                            of paper and paper board.
3,5-Dimethyl-1,3,5,H-tetrahydrothiadia-    For use as preservative only.
 zine-2-thione.
Disodium cyanodithioimidocarbonate.......   Do.
Defoaming agents.........................  As provided in Sec.   176.210
                                            of this chapter.
Ethanolamine.............................
Ethylenediamine..........................
Formaldehyde.............................  For use as a preservative
                                            only.
Potassium N-methyldithiocarbamate........   Do.
Potassium pentachlorophenate.............   Do.
Rosins and rosin derivatives.............  As provided in Sec.
                                            178.3870.
Sodium chlorate..........................
Sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate...........
Sodium 2-mercaptobenzothiazole...........  For use as preservative only.
Sodium pentachlorophenate................   Do.
Sodium o-phenylphenate...................   Do.
Zinc dimethyldithiocarbamate.............   Do.
Zinc 2-mercaptobenzothiazole.............   Do.
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    (e) The conditions of use are as follows:
    (1) The use of animal glue in any substance or article that is the 
subject of a regulation in this subpart conforms with any specifications 
or limitations prescribed by such regulation for the finished form of 
the substance or article.
    (2) It is used as an adhesive or component of an adhesive in 
accordance with the provisions of Sec.  175.105 of this chapter.
    (3) It is used as a colloidal flocculant added to the pulp 
suspension prior to the sheet-forming operation in the manufacture of 
paper and paperboard.
    (4) It is used as a protective colloid in resinous and polymeric 
emulsion coatings.





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 178, Section 3120


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