BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) CFR FDA Limit

Here is the permitted amount that BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) can be added to different products and applicatons. CFR ( BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) )

CFR ( BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) ) is the governing body behind these regulations.

Food Limitations (total BHA and BHT) parts per million
Dehydrated potato shreds 50
Active dry yeast 11,000
Beverages and desserts prepared from dry mixes 12
Dry breakfast cereals 50
Dry diced glazed fruit 132
Dry mixes for beverages and desserts 190
Emulsion stabilizers for shortenings 200
Potato flakes 50
Potato granules 10
Sweet potato flakes 50

1BHA only.

(c) To assure safe use of the additive:

(1) The label of any market package of the additive shall bear, in addition to the other information required by the Act, the name of the additive.

(2) When the additive is marketed in a suitable carrier, in addition to meeting the requirement of paragraph (c)(1) of this section, the label shall declare the percentage of the additive in the mixture.

(3) The label or labeling of dry mixes for beverages and desserts shall bear adequate directions for use to provide that beverages and desserts prepared from the dry mixes contain no more than 2 parts per million BHA.

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