21 CFR 173.360 - Octafluorocyclobutane.

§ 173.360 Octafluorocyclobutane.

The food additive octafluorocyclo-butane may be safely used as a propellant and aerating agent in foamed or sprayed food products in accordance with the following conditions:

(a) The food additive meets the following specifications:

99.99 percent octafluorocyclobutane.
Less than 0.1 part per million fluoroolefins, calculated as perfluoroisobutylene.

(b) The additive is used or intended for use alone or with one or more of the following substances: Carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and propane, as a propellant and aerating agent for foamed or sprayed food products, except for those standardized foods that do not provide for such use.

(c) To assure safe use of the additive:

(1) The label of the food additive container shall bear, in addition to the other information required by the act, the following:

(i) The name of the additive, octafluorocyclobutane.

(ii) The percentage of the additive present in the case of a mixture.

(iii) The designation “food grade”.

(2) The label or labeling of the food additive container shall bear adequate directions for use.

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Title 21 published on 10-May-2017 03:43

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 173 after this date.

  • 2016-02-03; vol. 81 # 22 - Wednesday, February 3, 2016
    1. 81 FR 5589 - Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Library Address; Technical Amendments
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; technical amendments.
      This rule is effective February 3, 2016.
      21 CFR Parts 73, 101, 118, 165, 172, 173, 177, 178, 184, 189, 589, and 700
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