[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. 73.165 Ferrous lactate.
(a) Identity. The color additive ferrous lactate is the ferrous
lactate defined in Sec. 184.1311 of this chapter.
(b) Specifications. Ferrous lactate shall meet the specifications
given in the Food Chemicals Codex, 4th ed. (1996), pp. 154 to 155, which
is incorporated by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1
CFR part 51. Copies are available from the National Academy Press, 2101
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20418, or may be examined at the
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Library, 5100 Paint
Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD, 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/
(c) Uses and restrictions. Ferrous lactate 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 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act).
[61 FR 40319, Aug. 2, 1996, as amended at 66 FR 66742, Dec. 27, 2001]
Additives that reference this regulation: