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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter BPart 172Subpart I → §172.890


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 172—FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart I—Multipurpose Additives


§172.890   Rice bran wax.

Rice bran wax may be safely used in food in accordance with the following conditions:

(a) It is the refined wax obtained from rice bran and meets the following specifications:

Melting point 75 °C to 80 °C.

Free fatty acids, maximum 10 percent.

Iodine number, maximum 20.

Saponification number 75 to 120.

(b) It is used or intended for use as follows:

FoodLimitation in foodUse
Candy50 p.p.mCoating.
Fresh fruits and fresh vegetables......do      Do.
Chewing gum212 pctPlasticizing material.

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