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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR582]





TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER E - ANIMAL DRUGS, FEEDS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS
 
PART 582SUBSTANCES GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE
 

Subpart D - Chemical Preservatives

Sec. 582.3013 Ascorbic acid.

(a) Product. Ascorbic acid.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3021 Benzoic acid.

(a) Product. Benzoic acid.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.1 percent in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3041 Erythorbic acid.

(a) Product. Erythorbic acid.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3081 Propionic acid.

(a) Product. Propionic acid.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3089 Sorbic acid.

(a) Product. Sorbic acid.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3109 Thiodipropionic acid.

(a) Product. Thiodipropionic acid.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content including essential (volatile) oil content of the food, provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3149 Ascorbyl palmitate.

(a) Product. Ascorbyl palmitate.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3169 Butylated hydroxyanisole.

(a) Product. Butylated hydroxyanisole.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content, including essential (volatile) oil content of food provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3173 Butylated hydroxytoluene.

(a) Product. Butylated hydroxytol- uene.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content, including essential (volatile) oil content of food provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3189 Calcium ascorbate.

(a) Product. Calcium ascorbate.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3221 Calcium propionate.

(a) Product. Calcium propionate.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3225 Calcium sorbate.

(a) Product. Calcium sorbate.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3280 Dilauryl thiodipropionate.

(a) Product. Dilauryl thiodipropionate.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content, including essential (volatile) oil content of the food, provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3336 Gum guaiac.

(a) Product. Gum guaiac.

(b) Tolerance. 0.1 percent (equivalent antioxidant activity 0.01 percent).

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in edible fats or oils in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3490 Methylparaben.

(a) Product. Methylparaben (methyl p -hydroxybenzoate).

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.1 percent in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3616 Potassium bisulfite.

(a) Product. Potassium bisulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

Sec. 582.3637 Potassium metabisulfite.

(a) Product. Potassium metabisulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

Sec. 582.3640 Potassium sorbate.

(a) Product. Potassium sorbate.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3660 Propyl gallate.

(a) Product. Propyl gallate.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content, including essential (volatile) oil content of the food, provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3670 Propylparaben.

(a) Product. Propylparaben (propyl p -hydroxybenzoate).

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.1 percent in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3731 Sodium ascorbate.

(a) Product. Sodium ascorbate.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3733 Sodium benzoate.

(a) Product. Sodium benzoate.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.1 percent in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3739 Sodium bisulfite.

(a) Product. Sodium bisulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

Sec. 582.3766 Sodium metabisulfite.

(a) Product. Sodium metabisulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

Sec. 582.3784 Sodium propionate.

(a) Product. Sodium propionate.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3795 Sodium sorbate.

(a) Product. Sodium sorbate.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3798 Sodium sulfite.

(a) Product. Sodium sulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

Sec. 582.3845 Stannous chloride.

(a) Product. Stannous chloride.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.0015 percent calculated as tin in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Sec. 582.3862 Sulfur dioxide.

(a) Product. Sulfur dioxide.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

Sec. 582.3890 Tocopherols.

(a) Product. Tocopherols.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

Authority: 21 U.S.C. 321, 342, 348, 371.
Source: 41 FR 38657, Sept. 10, 1976, unless otherwise noted.

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