[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
PART 173_SECONDARY DIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FOOD FOR HUMAN
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Enzyme Preparations and Microorganisms
Sec. 173.110 Amyloglucosidase derived from Rhizopus niveus.
Amyloglucosidase enzyme product, consisting of enzyme derived from
Rhizopus niveus, and diatomaceous silica as a carrier, may be safely
used in food in accordance with the following conditions:
(a) Rhizopus niveus is classified as follows: Class, Phycomycetes;
order, Mucorales; family, Mucoraceae; genus, Rhizopus; species, niveus.
(b) The strain of Rhizopus niveus is nonpathogenic and nontoxic in
man or other animals.
(c) The enzyme is produced by a process which completely removes the
organism Rhizopus niveus from the amyloglucosidase.
(d) The additive is used or intended for use for degrading
gelatinized starch into constituent sugars, in the production of
distilled spirits and vinegar.
(e) The additive is used at a level not to exceed 0.1 percent by
weight of the gelatinized starch.
Additives that reference this regulation: