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184.1265 Cuprous iodide.

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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: 21CFR184.1265]

[Page 513]
 
                        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.  184.1265  Cuprous iodide.

    (a) Cuprous iodide (copper (I) iodide, CuI, CAS Reg. No. 7681-65-4) 
is a pure white crystalline powder. It is prepared by the reaction of 
copper sulfate with potassium iodide under slightly acidic conditions.
    (b) FDA is developing food-grade specifications for cuprous iodide 
in cooperation with the National Academy of Sciences. In the interim, 
this ingredient must be of a purity suitable for its intended use.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(2), the ingredient is used in 
food only within the following specific limitations:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                   Maximum treatment
        Category of food             level in food      Functional use
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Table salt......................  0.01 percent......  Source of dietary
                                                       iodine.
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    (d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[49 FR 24119, June 12, 1984]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1265


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