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184.1751 Sodium 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: 21CFR184.1751]

[Page 563]
 
                        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.  184.1751  Sodium citrate.

    (a) Sodium citrate 
(C6H5Na3O7[middot]2H2
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--
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 1751


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