[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. 186.1771 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
(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]
Additives that reference this regulation:
Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 186, Section 1771
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