[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. 184.1301 Ferric phosphate.
(a) Ferric phosphate (ferric orthophosphate, iron (III) phosphate,
FePO4[middot]xH2O, CAS Reg. No. 10045-86-0) is an
odorless, yellowish-white to buff-colored powder and contains from one
to four molecules of water of hydration. It is prepared by reaction of
sodium phosphate with ferric chloride or ferric citrate.
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), pp. 118-120, which is incorporated by reference.
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(c) In accordance with Sec. 184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in
food as nutrient supplement as defined in Sec. 170.3(o)(20) of this
chapter, with no limitation other than current good manufacturing
practice. The ingredient may also be used in infant formula in
accordance with section 412(g) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic
Act (the act) (21 U.S.C. 350a(g)) or with regulations promulgated under
section 412(a)(2) of the act (21 U.S.C. 350a(a)(2)).
(d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.
[53 FR 16865, May 12, 1988]
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