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184.1754 Sodium diacetate.

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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: 21CFR184.1754]

[Page 563-564]
 
                        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.  184.1754  Sodium diacetate.

    (a) Sodium diacetate 
(C4H7O4Na[middot]xH2O, CAS 
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 
acid.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex,

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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 
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 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]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1754


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