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189.120 Cobaltous salts and its derivatives.

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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: 21CFR189.120]

[Page 592]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 189_SUBSTANCES PROHIBITED FROM USE IN HUMAN FOOD--Table of Contents
 
Subpart C_Substances Generally Prohibited From Direct Addition or Use as 
                               Human Food
 
Sec.  189.120  Cobaltous salts and its derivatives.

    (a) Cobaltous salts are the chemicals, 
CoC4H6O4, CoCl2, and 
CoSO4.They have been used in fermented malt beverages as a 
foam stabilizer and to prevent ``gushing.''
    (b) Food containing any added cobaltous salts is deemed to be 
adulterated in violation of the act based upon an order published in the 
Federal Register of August 12, 1966 (31 FR 8788).





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 189, Section 120


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