[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. 184.1807 Sodium thiosulfate.
(a) Sodium thiosulfate
Reg. No. 010102-0917-097) is also known as sodium hyposulfite. It is
prepared synthetically by the reaction of sulfides and sulfur dioxide
(SO2), the reaction of sulfur and sulfite, or the oxidation
of metal sulfides and hydrosulfides.
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals
Codex,'' 3d Ed. (1981), p. 304, which is incorporated by reference.
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(c) The ingredient is used as a formulation aid as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(14) of this chapter and reducing agent as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(22) of this chapter.
(d) The ingredient is used in alcoholic beverages and table salt in
accordance with Sec. 184.1(b)(1) at levels not to exceed good
manufacturing practice. Current good manufacturing practice results in a
maximum level, as served, of 0.00005 percent for alcoholic beverages as
defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(2) of this chapter and 0.1 percent for table
salt as defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(26) of this chapter.
(e) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
this section do not exist or have been waived.
[43 FR 22938, May 30, 1978, as amended at 49 FR 5613, Feb. 4, 1984]
Additives that reference this regulation: