[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
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TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
PART 184_DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS
SAFE--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
Sec. 184.1185 Calcium acetate.
(a) Calcium acetate (Ca
(C2H3O2)2, CAS Reg. No. 62-
54-4), also known as
acetate of lime or vinegar salts, is the calcium salt of acetic acid. It
may be produced by the calcium hydroxide neutralization of acetic acid.
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 44, which is incorporated by reference. Copies
are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave.
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(c) The ingredient is used as a firming agent as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(10) of this chapter; pH control agent as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(23) of this chapter; processing aid as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(24) of this chapter; sequestrant as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(26) of this chapter; stabilizer and thickener as defined in
Sec. 170.3(o)(28) of this chapter; and texturizer as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(32) of this chapter.
(d) The ingredient is used in food at levels not to exceed current
good manufacturing practices in accordance with Sec. 184.1(b)(1).
Current good manufacturing practices result in a maximum level, as
served, of 0.2 percent for baked goods as defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(1)
of this chapter; 0.02 percent for cheese as defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(5)
of this chapter; 0.2 percent for gelatins, puddings, and fillings as
defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(22) of this chapter; 0.15 percent for sweet
sauces, toppings, and syrups as defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(43) of this
chapter; and 0.0001 percent for all other food categories.
(e) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
established in this section or in part 181 of this chapter do not exist
or have been waived.
[47 FR 27807, June 25, 1982]
Additives that reference this regulation: