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573.480 Formic acid.

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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: 21CFR573.480]



[Page 518]

 

                        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.  573.480  Formic acid.



    Formic acid may be safely used as a preservative in hay crop silage 

in an amount not to exceed 2.25 percent of the silage on a dry weight 

basis or 0.45 percent when direct-cut. The top foot of silage stored 

should not contain formic acid and silage should not be fed to livestock 

within 4 weeks of treatment.










Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 573, Section 480


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