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184.1304 Ferric pyrophosphate.

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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: 21CFR184.1304]

[Page 517-518]
 
                        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.  184.1304  Ferric pyrophosphate.

    (a) Ferric pyrophosphate (iron (III) pyrophosphate, 
Fe4(P207)3[middot]xH2O, CAS 
Reg. No. 10058-44-3) is a tan or yellowish white colorless powder. It is 
prepared by reacting sodium pyrophosphate with ferric citrate.

[[Page 518]]

    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 120, which is incorporated by reference. Copies 
are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20418, or available for inspection 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/code--of--federal--
regulations/ibr--locations.html.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in 
food as a 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; 53 FR 20939, June 7, 1988]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1304


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