[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 186_INDIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS
SAFE--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
Sec. 186.1770 Sodium oleate.
(a) Sodium oleate (C18H33O2Na, CAS
Reg. No. 143-19-1) is the sodium salt of oleic acid (cis-9-octadecenoic
acid). It exists as a white to yellowish powder with a slight tallow-
like odor. Commercially, sodium oleate is made by mixing and heating
flaked sodium hydroxide and oleic acid.
(b) In accordance with Sec. 186.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used as
a constituent of paper and paperboard for food packaging and as a
component of lubricants with incidental food contact in accordance with
Sec. 178.3570 of this chapter, with no limitation other than 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.
[51 FR 39372, Oct. 28, 1986]
Additives that reference this regulation:
Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 186, Section 1770
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