[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[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 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
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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