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§ 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:

Food Limitation in food Use
Candy50 p.p.mCoating.
Fresh fruits and fresh vegetables......do Do.
Chewing gum2 1/2 pctPlasticizing material.