[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. 73.275 Dried algae meal.
(a) Identity. The color additive dried algae meal is a dried mixture
of algae cells (genus Spongiococcum, separated from its culture broth),
molasses, cornsteep liquor, and a maximum of 0.3 percent ethoxyquin. The
algae cells are produced by suitable fermentation, under controlled
conditions, from a pure culture of the genus Spongiococcum.
(b) Uses and restrictions. The color additive dried algae meal may
be safely used in chicken feed in accordance
with the following prescribed conditions:
(1) The color additive is used to enhance the yellow color of
chicken skin and eggs.
(2) The quantity of the color additive incorporated in the feed is
such that the finished feed:
(i) Is supplemented sufficiently with xanthophyll and associated
carotenoids so as to accomplish the intended effect described in
paragraph (b)(1) of this section; and
(ii) Meets the tolerance limitation for ethoxyquin in animal feed
prescribed in Sec. 573.380 of this chapter.
(c) Labeling. The label of the color additives and any premixes
prepared therefrom shall bear in addition to the information required by
Sec. 70.25 of this chapter.
(1) A statement of the concentrations of xanthophyll and ethoxyquin
(2) Adequate directions to provide a final product complying with
the limitations prescribed in paragraph (b) of this section.
(d) 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 275
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