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184.1297 Ferric chloride.

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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: 21CFR184.1297]

[Page 517]
 
                        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.  184.1297  Ferric chloride.

    (a) Ferric chloride (iron (III) chloride, FeC13, CAS Reg. 
No. 7705-08-0) may be prepared from iron and chlorine or from ferric 
oxide and hydrogen chloride. The pure material occurs as hydroscopic, 
hexagonal, dark crystals. Ferric chloride hexahydrate (iron (III) 
chloride hexahydrate, FeC13. 6H20, CAS Reg. No. 
10025-77-1) is readily formed when ferric chloride is exposed to 
moisture.
    (b) The Food and Drug Administration is developing food-grade 
specifications for ferric chloride 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)(1) the ingredient is used in 
food as a flavoring agent as defined in Sec.  170.3(o)(12) of this 
chapter, with no limitation other than 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.

[53 FR 16864, May 12, 1988]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1297


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