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73.90 β-Apo-8′-carotenal.

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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: 21CFR73.90]



[Page 343]

 

                        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.  73.90  [beta]-Apo-8'-carotenal.



    (a) Identity. (1) The color additive is [beta]-apo-8'-carotenal.

    (2) Color additive mixtures for food use made with [beta]-apo-8'-

carotenal may contain only diluents that are suitable and that are 

listed in this subpart as safe in color additive mixtures for coloring 

foods.

    (b) Specifications. [beta]-Apo-8'-carotenal shall conform to the 

following specifications:



Physical state, solid.

1 percent solution in chloroform, clear.

Melting point (decomposition), 136 [deg]C.-140 [deg]C. (corrected).

Loss of weight on drying, not more than 0.2 percent.

Residue on ignition, not more than 0.2 percent.

Lead (as Pb), not more than 10 parts per million.

Arsenic (as As), not more than 1 part per million.

Assay (spectrophotometric), 96-101 percent.



    (c) Uses and restrictions. The color additive [beta]-apo-8'-

carotenal may be safely used for coloring foods generally, subject to 

the following restrictions:

    (1) The quantity of [beta]-apo-8'-carotenal does not exceed 15 

milligrams per pound of solid or semisolid food or 15 milligrams per 

pint of liquid food.

    (2) It may not be used to color foods for which standards of 

identity have been promulgated under section 401 of the act unless added 

color is authorized by such standards.

    (d) Labeling. The label of the color additive and any mixtures 

prepared therefrom and intended solely or in part for coloring purposes 

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.










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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 73, Section 90


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