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173.115 Alpha-acetolactate decarboxylase (α-ALDC) enzyme preparation derived from a recombinant Bacillus subtilis.

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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: 21CFR173.115]

[Page 129]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 173_SECONDARY DIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FOOD FOR HUMAN 
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
 
            Subpart B_Enzyme Preparations and Microorganisms
 
Sec.  173.115  Alpha-acetolactate decarboxylase ([alpha]-ALDC) enzyme 
preparation derived from a recombinant Bacillus subtilis.

    The food additive alpha-acetolactate decarboxylase ([alpha]-ALDC) 
enzyme preparation, may be safely used in accordance with the following 
conditions:
    (a) The food additive is the enzyme preparation derived from a 
modified Bacillus subtilis strain that contains the gene coding for 
[alpha]-ALDC from Bacillus brevis.
    (b)(1) The manufacturer produces the additive from a pure culture 
fermentation of a strain of Bacillus subtilis that is nonpathogenic and 
nontoxigenic in man or other animals.
    (2) The manufacturer may stabilize the enzyme preparation with 
glutaraldehyde or with other suitable approved food additives or 
generally recognized as safe substances.
    (3) The enzyme preparation must meet the general and additional 
requirements for enzyme preparations in the Food Chemicals Codex, 4th 
ed., 1996, pp. 133-134, which is incorporated by reference. The Director 
of the Office of the Federal Register approves this incorporation by 
reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Copies 
may be obtained from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20055, or may be examined at the Center for Food 
Safety and Applied Nutrition, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 
20740, or at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). 
For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-
741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--
federal--regulations/ibr--locations.html.
    (c) The additive is used in an amount not in excess of the minimum 
required to produce its intended effect as a processing aid in the 
production of alcoholic malt beverages and distilled liquors.

[66 FR 27022, May 16, 2001]

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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 115


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