[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 2]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
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TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
PART 169_FOOD DRESSINGS AND FLAVORINGS--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Requirements for Specific Standardized Food Dressings and
Sec. 169.175 Vanilla extract.
(a) Vanilla extract is the solution in aqueous ethyl alcohol of the
sapid and odorous principles extractable from vanilla beans. In vanilla
extract the content of ethyl alcohol is not less than 35 percent by
volume and the content of vanilla constituent, as defined in Sec.
169.3(c), is not less than one unit per gallon. The vanilla constituent
may be extracted directly from vanilla beans or it may be added in the
form of concentrated vanilla extract or concentrated vanilla flavoring
or vanilla flavoring concentrated to the semisolid form called vanilla
oleo-resin. Vanilla extract may contain one or more of the following
(2) Propylene glycol.
(3) Sugar (including invert sugar).
(5) Corn sirup (including dried corn sirup).
(b)(1) The specified name of the food is ``Vanilla extract'' or
``Extract of vanilla''.
(2) When the vanilla extract is made in whole or in part by dilution
of vanilla oleoresin, concentrated vanilla extract, or concentrated
vanilla flavoring, the label shall bear the statement ``Made from ------
'' or ``Made in part from ------'', the blank being filled in with the
name or names ``vanilla oleoresin'', ``concentrated vanilla extract'',
or ``concentrated vanilla flavoring'', as appropriate. If the article
contains two or more units of vanilla constituent, the name of the food
shall include the designation ``---fold'', the blank being filled in
with the whole
number (disregarding fractions) expressing the number of units of
vanilla constituent per gallon of the article.
(3) Wherever the name of the food appears on the label so
conspicuously as to be easily seen under customary conditions of
purchase, the labeling required by paragraph (b)(2) of this section
shall immediately and conspicuously precede or follow such name, without
intervening written, printed, or graphic matter.
(c) Label declaration. Each of the ingredients used in the food
shall be declared on the label as required by the applicable sections of
parts 101 and 130 of this chapter.
[42 FR 14479, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 58 FR 2886, Jan. 6, 1993]
Additives that reference this regulation: