[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. 184.1625 Potassium citrate.
(a) Potassium citrate
O, CAS Reg. No. 006100-0905-096) is the potassium salt of citric acid.
It is prepared by neutralizing citric acid with potassium hydroxide or
potassium carbonate. It occurs as transparent crystals or a white
granular powder, is odorless and deliquescent, and contains one mole of
water per mole of potassium citrate.
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals
3d ed. (1981), p. 242, 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, and the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-200),
5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, or may be examined at
the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information
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(c) In accordance with Sec. 184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in
food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice.
(d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
established in this section, or different from those set forth in part
181 of this chapter, do not exist or have been waived.
[59 FR 63896, Dec. 12, 1994]
Additives that reference this regulation: