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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: 21CFR573.340]



[Page 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.  573.340  Diatomaceous earth.



    (a) Identity. The additive consists of siliceous skeletal material 

derived from various species of diatoms.

    (b) Specifications. The additive shall conform to the following 

specifications:



Lead, not more than 15 parts per million.

Arsenic (as As), not more than 20 parts per million

Fluorine, not more than 600 parts per million.



    (c) Uses. It is used or intended for use as an inert carrier or 

anticaking agent in animal feeds in an amount not to exceed 2 percent by 

weight of the total ration.










Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 573, Section 340


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