21 CFR 172.350 - Fumaric acid and salts of fumaric acid.

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§ 172.350 Fumaric acid and salts of fumaric acid.
Fumaric acid and its calcium, ferrous, magnesium, potassium, and sodium salts may be safely used in food in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
(a) The additives meet the following specifications:
(1) Fumaric acid contains a minimum of 99.5 percent by weight of fumaric acid, calculated on the anhydrous basis.
(2) The calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium salts contain a minimum of 99 percent by weight of the respective salt, calculated on the anhydrous basis. Ferrous fumarate contains a minimum of 31.3 percent total iron and not more than 2 percent ferric iron.
(b) With the exception of ferrous fumarate, fumaric acid and the named salts are used singly or in combination in food at a level not in excess of the amount reasonably required to accomplish the intended effect.
(c) Ferrous fumarate is used as a source of iron in foods for special dietary use, when the use is consistent with good nutrition practice.

Title 21 published on 2014-04-01

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  • 2014-08-12; vol. 79 # 155 - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
    1. 79 FR 46993 - Food Additives Permitted for Direct Addition to Food for Human Consumption; Vitamin D 3
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective August 12, 2014. See section VII “Objections” for further information on the filing of objections. Submit either electronic or written objections and requests for a hearing by September 11, 2014. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the regulations is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of August 12, 2014.
      21 CFR Part 172

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Title 21 published on 2014-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR 172 after this date.

  • 2014-09-02; vol. 79 # 169 - Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    1. 79 FR 51922 - Richard C. Theuer; Withdrawal of Food Additive Petition and Citizen Petition
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Withdrawal of petitions.
      The food additive petition and the citizen petition were withdrawn on July 30, 2014.
      21 CFR Parts 172 and 182