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184.1207 Calcium lactate.

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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: 21CFR184.1207]

[Page 505-506]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 184_DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS 
SAFE--Table of Contents
 
        Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
 
Sec.  184.1207  Calcium lactate.

    (a) Calcium lactate 
(C6H10CaO6.xH2O, where x is 
any integer up to 5, CAS Reg. No. 814-80-2) is prepared commercially by 
the neutralization of lactic acid with calcium carbonate or calcium 
hydroxide.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 53, which is incorporated by reference. Copies 
are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20418, or available for inspection at the National 
Archives and

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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. 
The affirmation of this ingredient as generally recognized as safe 
(GRAS) as a direct human food ingredient is based upon the following 
current good manufacturing practice conditions of use:
    (1) The ingredient is used as a firming agent as defined in Sec.  
170.3(o)(10) of this chapter; a flavor enhancer as defined in Sec.  
170.3(o)(11) of this chapter; a flavoring agent or adjuvant as defined 
in Sec.  170.3(o)(12) of this chapter; a leavening agent as defined in 
Sec.  170.3(o)(17) of this chapter; a nutrient supplement as defined in 
Sec.  170.3(o)(20) of this chapter; and a stabilizer and thickener as 
defined in Sec.  170.3(o)(28) of this chapter.
    (2) The ingredient is used in food, except in infant foods and 
infant formulas, at levels not to exceed current good manufacturing 
practice.
    (d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[49 FR 35367, Sept. 7, 1984]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1207


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