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184.1461 Manganese sulfate.

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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: 21CFR184.1461]

[Page 541]
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
SAFE--Table of Contents
        Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
Sec.  184.1461  Manganese sulfate.

    (a) Manganese sulfate (MnSO4[middot]H2O, CAS 
Reg. No. 7785-0987-097) is a pale pink, granular, odorless powder. It is 
obtained by reacting manganese compounds with sulfuric acid. It is also 
obtained as a byproduct in the manufacture of hydroquinone. Other 
manufacturing processes include the action of sulfur dioxide on a slurry 
of manganese dioxide in sulfuric acid, and the roasting of pyrolusite 
(MnO2) ore with solid ferrous sulfate and coal, followed by 
leaching and crystallization.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 188, 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:
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in 
food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice. 
The affirmation of this ingredient as generally recognized as safe 
(GRAS) as a direct human food ingredient is based upon the following 
current good manufacturing practice conditions of use:
    (1) The ingredient is used as a nutrient supplement as defined in 
Sec.  170.3(o)(20) of this chapter.
    (2) The ingredient is used in the following foods at levels not to 
exceed current good manufacturing practice: baked goods as defined in 
Sec.  170.3(n)(1) of this chapter; nonalcoholic beverages as defined in 
Sec.  170.3(n)(3) of this chapter; dairy product analogs as defined in 
Sec.  170.3(n)(10) of this chapter; fish products as defined in Sec.  
170.3(n(13) of this chapter; meat products as defined in Sec.  
170.3(n)(29) of this chapter; milk products as defined in Sec.  
170.3(n)(31) of this chapter; and poultry products as defined in Sec.  
170.3(n)(34) of this chapter.

The ingredient may be used in infant formulas in accordance with section 
412(g) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act) or with 
regulations promulgated under section 412(a)(2) of the act.
    (d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[50 FR 19166, May 7, 1985]

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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1461

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