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178.3930 Terpene resins.

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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: 21CFR178.3930]

[Page 449-450]
 
                        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.  178.3930  Terpene resins.

    The terpene resins identified in paragraph (a) of this section may 
be safely used as components of polypropylene film intended for use in 
contact with food, and the terpene resins identified in paragraph (b) of 
this section may be safely used as components of polyolefin film 
intended for use in contact with food;
    (a) Terpene resins consisting of the hydrogenated polymers of 
terpene hydrocarbons obtainable from sulfate turpentine and meeting the 
following specifications: Drop-softening point of 118[deg]-138 [deg]C; 
iodine value less than 20.
    (b) Terpene resins consisting of polymers of beta-pinene and meeting 
the following specifications: Acid value less than 1; saponification 
number less than 1; color less than 4 on the Gardner

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scale as measured in 50 percent mineral spirits solution.





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 178, Section 3930


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