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184.1634 Potassium iodide.

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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: 21CFR184.1634]

[Page 554-555]
 
                        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.  184.1634  Potassium iodide.

    (a) Potassium iodide (KI, CAS Reg. No. 7681-11-0) is the potassium 
salt of hydriodic acid. It occurs naturally in sea water and in salt 
deposits, but can be prepared by reacting hydriodic acid (HI) with 
potassium bicarbonate (KHCO3).
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals 
Codex,'' 3d Ed. (1981), pp. 246-247, which is incorporated by reference. 
Copies may be obtained from the National Academy Press, 2101 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20418, 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) The ingredient is used as a nutrient supplement as defined in 
Sec.  170.3(o)(20) of this chapter.
    (d) The ingredient is used in table salt in accordance with Sec.  
184.1(b)(2) of this chapter as a source of dietary iodine at a maximum 
level of 0.01 percent.
    (e) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in

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this section do not exist or have been waived.

[43 FR 11699, Mar. 21, 1978, as amended at 49 FR 5613, Feb. 14, 1984; 61 
FR 14247, Apr. 1, 1996]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1634


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