[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 137 (Wednesday, July 17, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 42692]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-17106]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

21 CFR Part 573

[Docket No. FDA-2008-F-0151]


Food Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals; 
Ammonium Formate

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Final rule; correcting amendment.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the 
regulations for food additives permitted in feed and drinking water of 
animals to correct the description of ammonium formate used as an 
acidifying agent in swine feed. This action is being taken to improve 
the accuracy of the regulations.

DATES: This rule is effective July 17, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George K. Haibel, Center for 
Veterinary Medicine (HFV-6), Food and Drug Administration, 7519 
Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 240-276-9019, email: 
ghaibel@fda.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FDA has noticed the regulations for food 
additives permitted in feed and drinking water of animals do not 
correctly describe ammonium formate used as an acidifying agent in 
swine feed. At this time, FDA is making a correcting amendment. This 
action is being taken to improve the accuracy of the regulations.

List of Subjects in 21 CFR Part 573

    Animal feeds, Food additives.

    Therefore, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and under 
authority delegated to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and 
redelegated to the Center for Veterinary Medicine, 21 CFR part 573 is 
amended as follows:

PART 573--FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FEED AND DRINKING WATER OF 
ANIMALS

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1. The authority citation for 21 CFR part 573 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority: 21 U.S.C. 321, 342, 348.


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2. Revise the introductory text of Sec.  573.170 to read as follows:


Sec.  573.170  Ammonium formate.

    The food additive, ammonium formate, may be safely used in the 
manufacture of complete swine feeds in accordance with the following 
prescribed conditions:
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    Dated: July 11, 2013.
Bernadette Dunham,
Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.
[FR Doc. 2013-17106 Filed 7-16-13; 8:45 am]
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