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184.1625 Potassium citrate.

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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: 21CFR184.1625]

[Page 553-554]
 
                        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.  184.1625  Potassium citrate.

    (a) Potassium citrate 
(C6H5K3O7[middot]H2
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 
Codex,

[[Page 554]]

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 
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 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]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1625


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