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573.320 Diammonium phosphate.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]

[Title 21, Volume 6]

[Revised as of April 1, 2006]

From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access

[CITE: 21CFR573.320]



[Page 513-514]

 

                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS

 

CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 

                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)

 

PART 573_FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FEED AND DRINKING WATER OF ANIMALS

--Table of Contents

 

                     Subpart B_Food Additive Listing

 

Sec.  573.320  Diammonium phosphate.



    The food additive diammonium phosphate may be safely used in 

ruminant



[[Page 514]]



feed in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:

    (a) The food additive is the product resulting from the 

neutralization of feeding-phosphoric-acid or defluorinated wet-process 

phosphoric acid with anhydrous ammonia. It contains not less than 106.25 

percent equivalent crude protein (nitrogen x 6.25) and 20 percent 

phosphorus. It contains not more than the following:



1 part fluorine to 100 parts phosphorus.

75 parts per million or arsenic (as As).

30 parts per million of heavy metals, as lead (Pb).



    (b) It is used in ruminant feeds as a source of phosphorus and 

nitrogen in an amount that supplies not more than 2 percent of 

equivalent crude protein in the total daily ration.

    (c) To assure safe use of the additive, the label and labeling of 

the additive and that of any feed additive supplement, feed additive 

concentrate, feed additive premix, or complete feed prepared therefrom 

shall contain, in addition to other information required by the act, the 

following:

    (1) The name of the additive.

    (2) The maximum percentage of equivalent crude protein from the 

nonprotein nitrogen.

    (3) If the feed additive premix, feed additive concentrate, or feed 

additive supplement contains more than 2 percent equivalent crude 

protein from diammonium phosphate, adequate directions for use and a 

prominent statement, ``Warning--This feed should be used only in 

accordance with directions furnished on the label.''










Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 573, Section 320


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