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173.120 Carbohydrase and cellulase derived from Aspergillus niger.

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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: 21CFR173.120]

[Page 130]
 
                        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.  173.120  Carbohydrase and cellulase derived from Aspergillus niger.

    Carbohydrase and cellulase enzyme preparation derived from 
Aspergillus niger may be safely used in food in accordance with the 
following prescribed conditions:
    (a) Aspergillus niger is classified as follows: Class, 
Deuteromycetes; order, Moniliales; family, Moniliaceae; genus, 
Aspergillus; species, niger.
    (b) The strain of Aspergillus niger is nonpathogenic and nontoxic in 
man or other animals.
    (c) The additive is produced by a process that completely removes 
the organism Aspergillus niger from the carbohydrase and cellulase 
enzyme product.
    (d) The additive is used or intended for use as follows:
    (1) For removal of visceral mass (bellies) in clam processing.
    (2) As an aid in the removal of the shell from the edible tissue in 
shrimp processing.
    (e) The additive is used in an amount not in excess of the minimum 
required to produce its intended effect.





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 120


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