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Baking Powder, Aluminum-free

  • Date Petition Received: 11/01/95
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report (PDF)
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: November – 95
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Component parts have been reviewed and approved for use in organic foods

Barley Betafiber (PDF)

Beeswax (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 10/26/99
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: October – 99
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Not prohibited; an agricultural product

Benomyl

Bentonite, Acid-Activated (PDF)

Bentonite

Bergamot Bitter Orange Powder (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 11/22/10
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.606
  • Technical Evaluation Report (2012) (PDF)
  • NOSB Meeting Review: None
  • NOSB Formal Recommendation: None
  • NOSB Subcommittee Proposal: None
  • Status: Withdrawn

6-Benzyladenine (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 05/21/02
  • Petition Area and Use: Crop: Add to 205.601. Ingredient in Promalin and Accel as a production aid.
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report (PDF)
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April-04
  • NOSB Recommendation (PDF)
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling.

Beta-Carotene, Synthetic (PDF)

Biodegradable Mulch Film Made from Bioplastics (PDF)

Biotin

Biotin (Vitamin B7)

Bismuth Subsalicylate (PDF)

Bisphenol A (BPA)

Bitter Orange

  • Date Petition Received: N/A
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling
  • NOSB Meeting Review: February-05
  • NOSB Recommendation (PDF)
  • Status: No Petition Received

Black Pepper Extract (PDF)

Boiler Chemicals

  • Date Petition Received: 04/25/95
  • Petition Area and Use: Handling: Add to 205.605, processing aid
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report (PDF)
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: April -95
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited from contacting organic foods. Single substance petitions have been submitted for this category.

Boric Acid

Buck Hull Powder (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 12/27/07
  • Petition Area and Use: Section 205.606, ingredient
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report: Not requested
  • NOSB Meeting Petition Review: November – 08
  • NOSB Committee Recommendation (PDF)
  • Status: Not Listed

Butorphanol (PDF)

Butylated Hydroxytoluene (PDF)

  • Date Petition Received: 06/13/02
  • Petition Area and Use: Crop: Add to 205.601, EPA list 3 inert pesticide ingredient
  • Technical Advisory Panel Report (PDF)
  • Status of NOP Activity on NOSB Recommendation, FR Notice, Sunset: Prohibited substance for organic production and handling