21 CFR § 175.230 - Hot-melt strippable food coatings.

§ 175.230 Hot-melt strippable food coatings.

Hot-melt strippable food coatings may be safely applied to food, subject to the provisions of this section.

(a) The coatings are applied to and used as removable coatings for food.

(b) The coatings may be prepared, as mixtures, from the following substances:

(1)Substances generally recognized as safe in food.

(2)Substances identified in this subparagraph.

List of substances Limitations
Acetylated monoglycerides Complying with 172.828 of this chapter.
Cellulose acetate butyrate
Cellulose acetate propionate
Mineral oil, white For use only as a component of hot-melt strippable food coatings applied to frozen meats and complying with § 172.878 of this chapter.