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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter BPart 175Subpart C → §175.230


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 175—INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: ADHESIVES AND COMPONENTS OF COATINGS
Subpart C—Substances for Use as Components of 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 substancesLimitations
Acetylated monoglyceridesComplying with 172.828 of this chapter.
Cellulose acetate butyrate
Cellulose acetate propionate
Mineral oil, whiteFor use only as a component of hot-melt strippable food coatings applied to frozen meats and complying with §172.878 of this chapter.

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