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178.3500 Glycerin, synthetic.

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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: 21CFR178.3500]

[Page 411]
 
                        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.  178.3500  Glycerin, synthetic.

    Synthetic glycerin may be safely used as a component of articles 
intended for use in packaging materials for food, subject to the 
provisions of this section:
    (a) It is produced by the hydrogenolysis of carbohydrates, and shall 
contain not in excess of 0.2 percent by weight of a mixture of 
butanetriols.
    (b) It is used in a quantity not to exceed that amount reasonably 
required to produce its intended physical or technical effect, and in 
accordance with any limitations prescribed by applicable regulations in 
parts 174, 175, 176, 177, 178 and 179 of this chapter. It shall not be 
intended to, nor in fact accomplish, any direct physical or technical 
effect in the food itself.





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 178, Section 3500


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