Prior sanction

Prior sanction means an explicit approval granted with respect to use of a substance in food prior to September 6, 1958, by the Food and Drug Administration or the United States Department of Agriculture pursuant to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, or the Meat Inspection Act.


21 CFR § 170.3

Scoping language

For the purposes of this subchapter, the following definitions apply:

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