[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. 184.1754 Sodium diacetate.
(a) Sodium diacetate
Reg. No. 126-96-5) is a molecular compound of acetic acid, sodium
acetate, and water of hydration. The technical grade is prepared
synthetically by reacting sodium carbonate with acetic acid. Special
grades are produced by reacting anhydrous sodium acetate and acetic
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals
3d Ed. (1981), p. 284, which is incorporated by reference. Copies are
available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW.,
Washington, DC 20418, or available for inspection at the National
Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the
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(c) The ingredient is used as an antimicrobial agent as defined in
Sec. 170.3(o)(2) of this chapter; flavoring agent and adjuvant as
defined in Sec. 170.3(o)(12) of this chapter; and pH control agent as
defined in Sec. 170.3(o)(23) of this chapter.
(d) The ingredient is used in food at levels not to exceed current
good manufacturing practice in accordance with Sec. 184.1(b)(1).
Current good manufacturing practice results in a maximum level, as
served, 0.4 percent for baked goods as defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(1) of
this chapter; 0.1 percent for fats and oils as defined in Sec.
170.3(n)(12) of this chapter, meat products as defined in Sec.
170.3(n)(29) of this chapter and soft candy as defined in Sec.
170.3(n)(38) of this chapter; 0.25 percent for gravies and sauces as
defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(24) of this chapter; and 0.05 percent for
snack foods as defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(37) of this chapter and soups
and soup mixes as defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(40) of this chapter.
(e) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.
[47 FR 27815, June 25, 1982]
Additives that reference this regulation: