21 CFR 172.379 - Vitamin D 2 .

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§ 172.379 Vitamin D2.
Vitamin D2 may be used safely in foods as a nutrient supplement defined under § 170.3(o)(20) of this chapter in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
(a) Vitamin D2, also known as ergocalciferol, is the chemical 9,10-seco(5Z,7E,22E)-5,7,10(19),22-ergostatetraen-3-ol. Vitamin D2 is produced by ultraviolet irradiation of ergosterol isolated from yeast and is purified by crystallization.
(b) Vitamin D2 meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals Codex, 6th ed. (2008), pp. 1013 and 1014, which is incorporated by reference. The Director of the Federal Register approves this incorporation by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. You may obtain a copy from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, 12601 Twinbrook Pkwy., Rockville, MD 20852 (Internet address: http://www.usp.org ). You may inspect a copy at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Library, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 301-436-1071, 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 .
(c) The additive may be used as follows:
Category of Food Maximum Levels in Food (as Served)
Soy beverages 50 International Units (IU)/100 grams (g)
Soy beverage products 89 IU/100 g
Soy-based butter substitute spreads 330 IU/100 g
Soy-based cheese substitutes and soy-based cheese substitute products 270 IU/100 g
[74 FR 11022, Mar. 16, 2009]

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  • 2014-03-11; vol. 79 # 47 - Tuesday, March 11, 2014
    1. 79 FR 13540 - Food Additives Permitted for Direct Addition to Food for Human Consumption; Vitamin D 2 Bakers Yeast
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; response to objections.
      Effective date confirmed: August 29, 2012.
      21 CFR Part 172

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Title 21 published on 2013-04-01

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

  • 2014-04-08; vol. 79 # 67 - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
    1. 79 FR 19301 - Eastman Chemical Company; Filing of Food Additive Petition
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Notice of petition.
      The food additive petition was filed on March 11, 2014.
      21 CFR Part 172