Listing and annotation: Attapulgite - as a processing aid in the handling of plant and animal oils
Use: As a natural non-agricultural product allowed as an ingredient/processing aid in or on processed products labeled as "organic" or "made with (specified organic ingredients/food groups)".
Common applications: Used as a processing aid and function as a natural bleachingclay for the purification of vegetable and animal oils.
Reference: 7 CFR 205.605(a)
Current Sunset Date: 8/3/2017
Next Sunset: 2022
New Sunset Review Year: 2019 (reviewed in 2017)