[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. 173.135 Catalase derived from Micrococcus lysodeikticus.
Bacterial catalase derived from Micrococcus lysodeikticus by a pure
culture fermentation process may be safely used in destroying and
removing hydrogen peroxide used in the manufacture of cheese, in
accordance with the following conditions.
(a) The organism Micrococcus lysodeikticus from which the bacterial
catalase is to be derived is demonstrated to be nontoxic and
(b) The organism Micrococcus lysodeikticus is removed from the
bacterial catalase prior to use of the bacterial catalase.
(c) The bacterial catalase is used in an amount not in excess of the
minimum required to produce its intended effect.
Additives that reference this regulation:
Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 173, Section 135
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