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184.1011 Alginic acid.

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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: 21CFR184.1011]

[Page 484-485]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 184_DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS 
SAFE--Table of Contents
 
        Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
 
Sec.  184.1011  Alginic acid.

    (a) Alginic acid is a colloidal, hydrophilic polysaccharide obtained 
from certain brown algae by alkaline extraction.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 13, which is incorporated by reference. Copies 
are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20418, or available for inspection at the National 
Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the 
availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or

[[Page 485]]

go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--federal--
regulations/ibr--locations.html.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(2), the ingredient is used in 
food only within the following specific limitations:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                   Maximum level of
        Category of food            use in food (as     Functional use
                                        served)
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Soup and soup mixes, Sec.         Not to exceed       Emulsifier,
 170.3(n) (40) of this chapter.    current good        emulsifier salt,
                                   manufacturing       Sec.
                                   practice.           170.3(o)(8) of
                                                       this chapter;
                                                       formulation aid,
                                                       Sec.
                                                       170.3(o)(14) of
                                                       this chapter;
                                                       stabilizer,
                                                       thickener, Sec.
                                                       170.3(o)(28) of
                                                       this chapter.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    (d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the use 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[47 FR 47375, Oct. 26, 1982]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1011


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