Thank you for contacting the National Center for Standards and Certification Information (NCSCI) at the US Department of Commerce, National Institue of Standards and Technology.
NCSCI does not provide analyses or comparisons of documentary standards, nor does it establish equipvalence among documentary standards or technical regulations.
The following partial information may be of interest and useful:
The US Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 21, Parts 1 to 1299 is under the jurdisdiction and responsibility of the US Federal regulatory agency authority of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (some examples: Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act; Dietary Supplements – Import and Domestic; Part 182 – Substances Generally Recognized as Safe; Part 184 – Direct Food Substances Affirmed as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS);
Part 186 – Indirect food substances
Affirmed as generally recognized).
The US Department of Agriculture is the US regulatory agency responsible for the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 7.
Some information from US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agriculture Research Service.
In addition to the information provided above, for assistance and information concerning the request and the regulations, standards, importing, other requirements and sources and/or obtaining copies, contact:
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Telephone: (301) 436-1600
Fax: (202) 205-4733
USDA, Agriculture Marketing Service
Fruit and Vegetable Programmes at (202) 720-4722
Processed Products branch at (202) 720-4693
Fax: (202) 720-0016
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
(202) 720-3668, Fax: (202) 720 3054
USDA Agriculture Research Services
Tel: (202) 720 3056
Fax: (202) 720 5427