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184.1311 Ferrous 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: 21CFR184.1311]

[Page 520]
 
                        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.  184.1311  Ferrous lactate.

    (a) Ferrous lactate (iron (II) lactate, 
C6H10FeO6, CAS Reg. No. 5905-52-2) in 
the trihydrate form is a greenish-white powder or crystalline mass. It 
is prepared by reacting calcium lactate or sodium lactate with ferrous 
sulfate, direct reaction of lactic acid with iron filings, reaction of 
ferrous chloride with sodium lactate, or reaction of ferrous sulfate 
with ammonium lactate.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex, 4th ed. (1996), pp. 154 to 155, which is incorporated by 
reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Copies 
are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20418, or may be examined at the Center for Food 
Safety and Applied Nutrition's library, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College 
Park, MD 20740, or 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 and as a color fixative for ripe olives, with no other 
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 16866, May 12, 1988, as amended at 61 FR 40319, Aug. 2, 1996]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1311


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