[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. 184.1191 Calcium carbonate.
(a) Calcium carbonate (CaCO3, CAS Reg. No. 471-34-1) is
prepared by three common methods of manufacture:
(1) As a byproduct in the ``Lime soda process'';
(2) By precipitation of calcium carbonate from calcium hydroxide in
the ``Carbonation process''; or
(3) By precipitation of calcium carbonate from calcium chloride in
the ``Calcium chloride process''.
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 46, which is incorporated by reference. Copies
are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave.
NW., Washington, DC 20418, or available for inspection at the National
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(c) In accordance with Sec. 184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in
food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice.
(d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
established in this section, or different from that set forth in part
181 of this chapter, do not exist or have been waived.
[48 FR 52441, Nov. 18, 1983]
Additives that reference this regulation: