21 CFR § 178.3280 - Castor oil, hydrogenated.

§ 178.3280 Castor oil, hydrogenated.

Hydrogenated castor oil may be safely used in the manufacture of articles or components of articles intended for use in contact with food subject to the provisions of this section.

(a) The quantity used shall not exceed the amount reasonably required to accomplish the intended technical effect.

(b) The additive is used as follows:

Use Limitations
1. As a lubricant for vinyl chloride polymers used in the manufacture of articles or components of articles authorized for food-contact use For use only at levels not to exceed 4 pct by weight of vinyl chloride polymers.
2. As a component of cellophane Complying with § 177.1200 of this chapter.
3. As a component of resinous and polymeric coatings Complying with § 175.300 of this chapter.
4. As a component of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty food Complying with § 176.170 of this chapter.
5. As a component of closures with sealing gaskets for food containers Complying with § 177.1210 of this chapter.
6. As a component of cross-linked polyester resins Complying with § 177.2420 of this chapter.
7. As a component of olefin polymers complying with § 177.1520 of this chapter For use only at levels not to exceed 2 percent by weight of the polymer.
[42 FR 14609, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 55 FR 8914, Mar. 9, 1990]

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