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184.1563 Ozone.

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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: 21CFR184.1563]

[Page 550]
 
                        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.  184.1563  Ozone.

    (a) Ozone (O3, CAS Reg. No. 10028-15-6) is an unstable 
blue gas with a pungent, characteristic odor, which occurs freely in 
nature, It is produced commercially by passing electrical discharges or 
ionizing radiation through air or oxygen.
    (b) The ingredient must be of a purity suitable for its intended use 
in accordance with Sec.  170.30(h)(1) of this chapter.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(2), the ingredient is used to 
treat food only within the following specific limitations:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                  Maximum treatment
        Category of food            level in food       Functional use
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bottled water that prior to      Not to exceed        Antimicrobial
 ozonation meets the              current good         agent, Sec.
 microbiological, physical,       manufacturing        170.3 (o)(2) of
 chemical, and radiological       practice. Current    this chapter.
 quality standards of Sec.        good manufacturing
 165.110 (b)(2) through (b)(5)    practice results
 of this chapter.                 in a maximum
                                  residual level at
                                  the time of
                                  bottling of 0.4
                                  milligram of ozone
                                  per liter of
                                  bottled water.
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[47 FR 50210, Nov. 5, 1982, as amended at 60 FR 57130, Nov. 13, 1995]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1563


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