Uses. It may be used, except in milk or preparations intended for addition to milk, as follows:
(1) As a coating, binder, plasticizing agent, and/or lubricant in tablets used for food.
(2) As an adjuvant to improve flavor and as a bodying agent in nonnutritive sweeteners identified in § 180.37 of this chapter.
(3) As an adjuvant in dispersing vitamin and/or mineral preparations.
(4) As a coating on sodium nitrite to inhibit hygroscopic properties.