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172.830 Succinylated 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: 21CFR172.830]

[Page 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.  172.830  Succinylated monoglycerides.

    The food additive succinylated monoglycerides may be safely used in 
food in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:
    (a) The additive is a mixture of semi-and neutral succinic acid 
esters of mono- and diglycerides produced by the succinylation of a 
product obtained by the glycerolysis of edible fats and oils, or by the 
direct esterification of glycerol with edible fat-forming fatty acids.
    (b) The additive meets the following specifications:

Succinic acid content: 14.8%-25.6%
Melting point: 50 [deg]C-60 [deg]C.
Acid number: 70-120

    (c) The additive is used or intended for use in the following foods:
    (1) As an emulsifier in liquid and plastic shortenings at a level 
not to exceed 3 percent by weight of the shortening.
    (2) As a dough conditioner in bread baking, when such use is 
permitted by an appropriate food standard, at a level not to exceed 0.5 
percent by weight of the flour used.





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 172, Section 830


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