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172.828 Acetylated monoglycerides.

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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: 21CFR172.828]

[Page 85-86]
 
                        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.  172.828  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.

[[Page 86]]

    (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:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 172, Section 828


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