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[Code of Federal Regulations]

[Title 21, Volume 1]

[Revised as of April 1, 2006]

From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access

[CITE: 21CFR73.140]



[Page 345-346]

 

                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS

 

CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 

                                SERVICES

 

PART 73_LISTING OF COLOR ADDITIVES EXEMPT FROM CERTIFICATION--Table 

of Contents

 

                             Subpart A_Foods

 

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 

generally, in



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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:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 73, Section 140


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