[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 1]
[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 73_LISTING OF COLOR ADDITIVES EXEMPT FROM CERTIFICATION--Table
Sec. 73.140 Toasted partially defatted cooked cottonseed flour.
(a) Identity. (1) The color additive toasted partially defatted
cooked cottonseed flour is a product prepared as follows: Food quality
cottonseed is delinted and decorticated; the meats are screened,
aspirated, and rolled; moisture is adjusted, the meats heated, and the
oil expressed; the cooked meats are cooled, ground, and reheated to
obtain a product varying in shade from light to dark brown.
(2) Color additive mixtures for food use made with toasted partially
defatted cooked cottonseed flour may contain only diluents that are
suitable and that are listed in this subpart as safe in color additive
mixtures for coloring foods.
(b) Specifications. Toasted partially defatted cooked cottonseed
flour shall conform to the following specifications:
Arsenic: It contains no added arsenic compound and therefore may not
exceed a maximum natural background level of 0.2 part per million total
arsenic, calculated as As.
Lead (as Pb), not more than 10 parts per million.
Free gossypol content, not more than 450 parts per million.
(c) Uses and restrictions. The color additive toasted partially
defatted cooked cottonseed flour may be safely used for coloring foods
amounts consistent with good manufacturing practice, except that it may
not be used to color foods for which standards of identity have been
promulgated under section 401 of the act, unless added color is
authorized by such standards.
(d) Labeling. The label of the color additive and any mixtures
prepared therefrom and intended solely or in part for coloring purposes
shall conform to the requirements of Sec. 70.25 of this chapter.
(e) Exemption from certification. Certification of this color
additive is not necessary for the protection of the public health and
therefore batches thereof are exempt from the certification requirements
of section 721(c) of the act.
Additives that reference this regulation: