[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. 184.1195 Calcium citrate.
(a) Calcium citrate
ot]4H2O, CAS Reg. No. 813-0994-095) is the calcium salt of
citric acid. It is prepared by neutralizing citric acid with calcium
hydroxide or calcium carbonate. It occurs as a fine white, odorless
powder and usually contains four moles of water per mole of calcium
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals
Codex, 3d ed. (1981), pp. 49 and 50, which is incorporated by reference
in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Copies are
available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW.,
Washington, DC 20418, and the Center for Food Safety and Applied
Nutrition (HFS-200), 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, or
may be examined at the National Archives and Records Administration
(NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA,
call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal--register/
(c) In accordance with Sec. 184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in
food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice.
Calcium citrate may also be used in infant formula in accordance with
section 412(g) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act) or
with regulations promulgated under section 412(a)(2) of the act.
(d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.
[59 FR 63896, Dec. 12, 1994]
Additives that reference this regulation: