21 CFR 73.275 - Dried algae meal.

Status message

There are 6 Updates appearing in the Federal Register for 21 CFR 73. View below or at eCFR (GPOAccess)
§ 73.275 Dried algae meal.
(a) Identity. The color additive dried algae meal is a dried mixture of algae cells (genus Spongiococcum, separated from its culture broth), molasses, cornsteep liquor, and a maximum of 0.3 percent ethoxyquin. The algae cells are produced by suitable fermentation, under controlled conditions, from a pure culture of the genus Spongiococcum.
(b) Uses and restrictions. The color additive dried algae meal may be safely used in chicken feed in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
(1) The color additive is used to enhance the yellow color of chicken skin and eggs.
(2) The quantity of the color additive incorporated in the feed is such that the finished feed:
(i) Is supplemented sufficiently with xanthophyll and associated carotenoids so as to accomplish the intended effect described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section; and
(ii) Meets the tolerance limitation for ethoxyquin in animal feed prescribed in § 573.380 of this chapter.
(c) Labeling. The label of the color additives and any premixes prepared therefrom shall bear in addition to the information required by § 70.25 of this chapter.
(1) A statement of the concentrations of xanthophyll and ethoxyquin contained therein.
(2) Adequate directions to provide a final product complying with the limitations prescribed in paragraph (b) of this section.
(d) 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.

Title 21 published on 2013-04-01

The following are only the Rules published in the Federal Register after the published date of Title 21.

For a complete list of all Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices view the Rulemaking tab.

  • 2013-11-15; vol. 78 # 221 - Friday, November 15, 2013
    1. 78 FR 68713 - Listing of Color Additives Exempt From Certification; Spirulina Extract; Confirmation of Effective Date
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; confirmation of effective date.
      The effective date for the final rule published August 13, 2013 (78 FR 49117), is confirmed as September 13, 2013.
      21 CFR Part 73

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.


United States Code

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 73 after this date.

  • 2013-11-15; vol. 78 # 221 - Friday, November 15, 2013
    1. 78 FR 68713 - Listing of Color Additives Exempt From Certification; Spirulina Extract; Confirmation of Effective Date
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; confirmation of effective date.
      The effective date for the final rule published August 13, 2013 (78 FR 49117), is confirmed as September 13, 2013.
      21 CFR Part 73