[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. 184.1751 Sodium citrate.
(a) Sodium citrate
O, CAS Reg. No. 68-0904-092) is the sodium salt of citric acid. It is
prepared by neutralizing citric acid with sodium hydroxide or sodium
carbonate. The product occurs as colorless crystals or a white
crystalline powder. It may be prepared in an anhydrous state or may
contain two moles of water per mole of sodium citrate.
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals
Codex, 3d ed. (1981), pp. 283-284, 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--
(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: