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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter EPart 582 → Subpart D


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 582—SUBSTANCES GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE


Subpart D—Chemical Preservatives


Contents
§582.3013   Ascorbic acid.
§582.3021   Benzoic acid.
§582.3041   Erythorbic acid.
§582.3081   Propionic acid.
§582.3089   Sorbic acid.
§582.3109   Thiodipropionic acid.
§582.3149   Ascorbyl palmitate.
§582.3169   Butylated hydroxyanisole.
§582.3173   Butylated hydroxytoluene.
§582.3189   Calcium ascorbate.
§582.3221   Calcium propionate.
§582.3225   Calcium sorbate.
§582.3280   Dilauryl thiodipropionate.
§582.3336   Gum guaiac.
§582.3490   Methylparaben.
§582.3616   Potassium bisulfite.
§582.3637   Potassium metabisulfite.
§582.3640   Potassium sorbate.
§582.3660   Propyl gallate.
§582.3670   Propylparaben.
§582.3731   Sodium ascorbate.
§582.3733   Sodium benzoate.
§582.3739   Sodium bisulfite.
§582.3766   Sodium metabisulfite.
§582.3784   Sodium propionate.
§582.3795   Sodium sorbate.
§582.3798   Sodium sulfite.
§582.3845   Stannous chloride.
§582.3862   Sulfur dioxide.
§582.3890   Tocopherols.

§582.3013   Ascorbic acid.

(a) Product. Ascorbic acid.

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

§582.3021   Benzoic acid.

(a) Product. Benzoic acid.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.1 percent in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3041   Erythorbic acid.

(a) Product. Erythorbic acid.

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

§582.3081   Propionic acid.

(a) Product. Propionic acid.

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

§582.3089   Sorbic acid.

(a) Product. Sorbic acid.

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

§582.3109   Thiodipropionic acid.

(a) Product. Thiodipropionic acid.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content including essential (volatile) oil content of the food, provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3149   Ascorbyl palmitate.

(a) Product. Ascorbyl palmitate.

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

§582.3169   Butylated hydroxyanisole.

(a) Product. Butylated hydroxyanisole.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content, including essential (volatile) oil content of food provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3173   Butylated hydroxytoluene.

(a) Product. Butylated hydroxytol- uene.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content, including essential (volatile) oil content of food provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3189   Calcium ascorbate.

(a) Product. Calcium ascorbate.

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

§582.3221   Calcium propionate.

(a) Product. Calcium propionate.

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

§582.3225   Calcium sorbate.

(a) Product. Calcium sorbate.

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

§582.3280   Dilauryl thiodipropionate.

(a) Product. Dilauryl thiodipropionate.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content, including essential (volatile) oil content of the food, provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3336   Gum guaiac.

(a) Product. Gum guaiac.

(b) Tolerance. 0.1 percent (equivalent antioxidant activity 0.01 percent).

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in edible fats or oils in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3490   Methylparaben.

(a) Product. Methylparaben (methyl p-hydroxybenzoate).

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.1 percent in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3616   Potassium bisulfite.

(a) Product. Potassium bisulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

§582.3637   Potassium metabisulfite.

(a) Product. Potassium metabisulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

§582.3640   Potassium sorbate.

(a) Product. Potassium sorbate.

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

§582.3660   Propyl gallate.

(a) Product. Propyl gallate.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use in food when the total content of antioxidants is not over 0.02 percent of fat or oil content, including essential (volatile) oil content of the food, provided the substance is used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3670   Propylparaben.

(a) Product. Propylparaben (propyl p-hydroxybenzoate).

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.1 percent in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3731   Sodium ascorbate.

(a) Product. Sodium ascorbate.

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

§582.3733   Sodium benzoate.

(a) Product. Sodium benzoate.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.1 percent in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3739   Sodium bisulfite.

(a) Product. Sodium bisulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

§582.3766   Sodium metabisulfite.

(a) Product. Sodium metabisulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

§582.3784   Sodium propionate.

(a) Product. Sodium propionate.

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

§582.3795   Sodium sorbate.

(a) Product. Sodium sorbate.

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

§582.3798   Sodium sulfite.

(a) Product. Sodium sulfite.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

§582.3845   Stannous chloride.

(a) Product. Stannous chloride.

(b) Tolerance. This substance is generally recognized as safe for use at a level not exceeding 0.0015 percent calculated as tin in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice.

§582.3862   Sulfur dioxide.

(a) Product. Sulfur dioxide.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Limitations, restrictions, or explanation. This substance is generally recognized as safe when used in accordance with good manufacturing or feeding practice, except that it is not used in meats or in food recognized as source of vitamin B1.

§582.3890   Tocopherols.

(a) Product. Tocopherols.

(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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