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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter EPart 582Subpart B → §582.1745


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 582—SUBSTANCES GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE
Subpart B—General Purpose Food Additives


§582.1745   Sodium carboxymethylcellulose.

(a) Product. Sodium carboxymethyl- cellulose is the sodium salt of carboxymethylcellulose not less than 99.5 percent on a dry-weight basis, with maximum substitution of 0.95 carboxymethyl groups per anhydroglucose unit, and with a minimum viscosity of 25 centipoises for 2 percent by weight aqueous solution at 25 °C.

(b) Conditions of use. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

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