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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: 21CFR573.700]



[Page 522]

 

                        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.  573.700  Sodium nitrite.



    Sodium nitrite may be safely used in canned pet food containing meat 

and fish in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:

    (a) It is used or intended for use alone as a preservative and color 

fixative in canned pet food containing fish, meat, and fish and meat 

byproducts so that the level of sodium nitrite does not exceed 20 parts 

per million.

    (b) To assure safe use of the additive, in addition to the other 

information required by the act:

    (1) The label of the additive shall bear:

    (i) The name of the additive.

    (ii) A statement of the concentration of the additive in any 

mixture.

    (2) The label or labeling shall bear adequate directions to provide 

a final product that complies with the limitations prescribed in 

paragraph (a) of this section.










Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 573, Section 700


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