Title 21

SECTION 176.130

176.130 Anti-offset substances.

§ 176.130 Anti-offset substances.

Substances named in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section may be safely used to prevent the transfer of inks employed in printing and decorating paper and paperboard used for food packaging in accordance with the provisions of this section:

(a) The substances are applied to the nonfood contact, printed side of the paper or paperboard in an amount not greater than that required to accomplish the technical effect nor greater than any specific limitations, where such are provided.

(b) Anti-offset powders are prepared from substances that are generally recognized as safe in food, substances for which prior sanctions or approvals were granted and which are used in accordance with the specific provisions of such sanction or approval, and substances named in paragraph (c) of this section.

(c) The substances permitted are as follows:

Substances Limitations
Carbon tetrachloride
Methyl hydrogen polysiloxanes
Industrial starch - modified Complying with § 178.3520 of this chapter.
Stannous oleate
Zinc-2-ethyl hexoate