[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. 73.160 Ferrous gluconate.
(a) Identity. The color additive ferrous gluconate is the ferrous
gluconate defined in the Food Chemicals Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), pp. 122-
123, which is incorporated by reference. Copies may be obtained from the
National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC
20418, or at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
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(b) Specifications. Ferrous gluconate shall meet the specifications
given in the Food Chemicals Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), which is incorporated
by reference. The availability of this incorporation by reference is
given in paragraph (a) of this section.
(c) Uses and restrictions. Ferrous gluconate may be safely used in
amounts consistent with good manufacturing practice for the coloring of
(d) Labeling. The label of the color additive 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.
[42 FR 15643, Mar. 22, 1977, as amended at 47 FR 946, Jan. 8, 1982; 49
FR 10089, Mar. 19, 1984]
Additives that reference this regulation: