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186.1300 Ferric oxide.

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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: 21CFR186.1300]

[Page 587]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 186_INDIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS 
SAFE--Table of Contents
 
        Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
 
Sec.  186.1300  Ferric oxide.

    (a) Ferric oxide (iron (III) oxide, Fe2O3, CAS 
Reg. No. 1309-37-1) occurs naturally as the mineral hematite. It may be 
prepared synthetically by heating brown iron hydroxide oxide. The 
product is red-brown to black trigonal crystals.
    (b) In accordance with Sec.  186.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used as 
an indirect human food ingredient with no limitation other than current 
good manufacturing practice. The affirmation of this ingredient as 
generally recognized as safe (GRAS) as an indirect human food ingredient 
is based upon the following current good manufacturing practice 
conditions of use:
    (1) The ingredient is used as a constituent of paper and paperboard 
used for food packaging.
    (2) The ingredient is used at levels not to exceed current good 
manufacturing practice.
    (c) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[53 FR 16867, May 12, 1988; 53 FR 20939, June 7, 1988]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 186, Section 1300


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