[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. 172.830 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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