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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: 21CFR573.680]



[Page 521]

 

                        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.  573.680  Mineral oil.



    Mineral oil may be safely used in animal feed, subject to the 

provisions of this section.

    (a) Mineral oil, for the purpose of this section, is that complying 

with the definition and specifications contained in Sec.  172.878 (a) 

and (b) or in Sec.  178.3620(b)(1) (i) and (ii) of this chapter.

    (b) It is used in animal feeds for the following purposes:

    (1) To reduce dustiness of feeds or mineral supplements.

    (2) To serve as a lubricant in the preparation of pellets, cubes, or 

blocks and to improve resistance to moisture of such pellets, cubes, or 

blocks.

    (3) To prevent the segregation of trace minerals in mineralized 

salt.

    (4) To serve as a diluent carrier in the manufacture of feed grade 

biuret in accordance with good manufacturing practice.

    (5) For the removal of water from substances intended as ingredients 

of animal feed.

    (c) The quantity of mineral oil used in animal feed shall not exceed 

3.0 percent in mineral supplements, nor shall it exceed 0.06 percent of 

the total ration when present in feed or feed concentrates.



[41 FR 38652, Sept. 10, 1976, as amended at 47 FR 41106, Sept. 17, 1982]










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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 573, Section 680


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