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186.1771 Sodium palmitate.

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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: 21CFR186.1771]

[Page 589]
 
                        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.  186.1771  Sodium palmitate.

    (a) Sodium palmitate (C16H31O2Na, 
CAS Reg. No. 408-35-5) is the sodium salt of palmitic acid (hexadecanoic 
acid). It exists as a white to yellow powder. Commercially, sodium 
palmitate is made by mixing and heating flaked sodium hydroxide and 
palmitic acid.
    (b) In accordance with Sec.  186.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used as 
a constituent of paper and paperboard for food packaging 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]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 186, Section 1771


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