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184.1792 Sodium sesquicarbonate.

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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: 21CFR184.1792]

[Page 566]
 
                        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.  184.1792  Sodium sesquicarbonate.

    (a) Sodium sesquicarbonate 
(Na2CO3[middot]NaHCO3[middot]2H2
O, CAS Reg. No. 533-96-0) is prepared by: (1) Partial carbonation of 
soda ash solution followed by crystallization, centrifugation, and 
drying; (2) double refining of trona ore, a naturally occurring impure 
sodium sesquicarbonate.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 299, 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) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in 
food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice. 
The affirmation of this ingredient as generally recognized as safe 
(GRAS) as a direct human food ingredient is based upon the following 
current good manufacturing practice conditions of use:
    (1) The ingredient is used as a pH control agent as defined in Sec.  
170.3(o)(23) of this chapter.
    (2) The ingredient is used in cream at levels not to exceed current 
good manufacturing practice. Current good manufacturing practice 
utilizes a level of the ingredient sufficient to control lactic acid 
prior to pasteurization and churning of cream into butter.
    (d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[48 FR 52443, Nov. 18, 1983]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1792


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