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172.814 Hydroxylated lecithin.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 21CFR172.814]

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                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 172_FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN 
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
 
                    Subpart I_Multipurpose Additives
 
Sec.  172.814  Hydroxylated lecithin.

    The food additive hydroxylated lecithin may be safely used as an 
emulsifier in foods in accordance with the following conditions:
    (a) The additive is obtained by the treatment of lecithin in one of 
the following ways, under controlled conditions whereby the separated 
fatty acid fraction of the resultant product has an acetyl value of 30 
to 38:
    (1) With hydrogen peroxide, benzoyl peroxide, lactic acid, and 
sodium hydroxide.
    (2) With hydrogen peroxide, acetic acid, and sodium hydroxide.
    (b) It is used or intended for use, in accordance with good 
manufacturing practice, as an emulsifier in foods, except for those 
standardized foods that do not provide for such use.
    (c) To assure safe use of the additive, the label of the food 
additive container shall bear, in addition to the other information 
required by the Act:
    (1) The name of the additive, ``hydroxylated lecithin''.
    (2) Adequate directions for its use.

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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 172, Section 814


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