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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: 21CFR73.160]



[Page 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.  73.160  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). 

For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-

741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--

federal--regulations/ibr--locations.html.

    (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 

ripe olives.

    (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]










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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 73, Section 160


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