[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[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 172_FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
Subpart I_Multipurpose Additives
Sec. 172.828 Acetylated monoglycerides.
The food additive acetylated monoglycerides may be safely used in or
on food in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
(a) The additive is manufactured by:
(1) The interesterification of edible fats with triacetin and in the
presence of catalytic agents that are not food additives or are
authorized by regulation, followed by a molecular distillation or by
steam stripping; or
(2) The direct acetylation of edible monoglycerides with acetic
anhydride without the use of catalyst or molecular distillation, and
with the removal by vacuum distillation, if necessary, of the acetic
acid, acetic anhydride, and triacetin.
(b) The food additive has a Reichert-Meissl value of 75-200 and an
acid value of less than 6.
(c) The food additive is used at a level not in excess of the amount
reasonably required to produce its intended effect in food, or in food-
processing, food-packing, or food-storage equipment.
[42 FR 14491, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 50 FR 3508, Jan. 25, 1985]
Additives that reference this regulation: