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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: 21CFR73.450]



[Page 353]

 

                        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.  73.450  Riboflavin.



    (a) Identity. (1) The color additive riboflavin is the riboflavin 

defined in the Food Chemicals Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), pp. 262-263, 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.

    (2) Color additive mixtures made with riboflavin may contain as 

diluents only those substances listed in this subpart as safe and 

suitable for use in color additive mixtures for coloring foods.

    (b) Specifications. Riboflavin 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)(1) of this section.

    (c) Uses and restrictions. Riboflavin may be safely used for the 

coloring of foods generally, in 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 the use of added color is authorized by such 

standards.

    (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 947, 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 450


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