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172.812 Glycine.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 21CFR172.812]

[Page 82]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 172_FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN 
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
 
                    Subpart I_Multipurpose Additives
 
Sec.  172.812  Glycine.

    The food additive glycine may be safely used for technological 
purposes in food in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The additive complies with the specifications of the ``Food 
Chemicals Codex,'' 3d Ed. (1981), p. 140, which is incorporated by 
reference. Copies may be obtained from the National Academy Press, 2101 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20418, or may be examined at the 
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on 
the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: 
http://www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--federal--
regulations/ibr--locations.html.
    (b) The additive is used or intended for use as follows:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
                   Uses                              Limitations
------------------------------------------------------------------------
As a masking agent for the bitter           Not to exceed 0.2 percent in
 aftertaste of saccharin used in             the finished beverage.
 manufactured beverages and beverage bases.
As a stabilizer in mono- and diglycerides   Not to exceed 0.02 percent
 prepared by the glycerolysis of edible      of the mono- and
 fats or oils.                               diglycerides.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    (c) To assure safe use of the additive, in addition to the other 
information required by the Act:
    (1) The labeling of the additive shall bear adequate directions for 
use of the additive in compliance with the provisions of this section.
    (2) The labeling of beverage bases containing the additive shall 
bear adequate directions for use to provide that beverages prepared 
therefrom shall contain no more than 0.2 percent glycine.

[42 FR 14491, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 49 FR 10105, Mar. 19, 1984]





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 172, Section 812


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