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184.1101 Diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides.

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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: 21CFR184.1101]

[Page 493-494]
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
SAFE--Table of Contents
        Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
Sec.  184.1101  Diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides.

    (a) Diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides, also 
know as DATEM, are composed of mixed esters of glycerin in which one or 
more of the hydroxyl groups of glycerin has been esterified by diacetyl 
tartaric acid and by fatty acids. The ingredient is prepared by the 
reaction of diacetyl tartaric anhydride with mono- and diglycerides that 
are derived from edible sources.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals 
Codex, 3d. Ed. (1981), pp. 98-99, which is incorporated by reference in 

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with 5 U.S.C. 552(a). Copies are available from the National Academy 
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    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in 
food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice. 
The affirmation of this ingredient as generally recognized as safe 
(GRAS) as a direct human food ingredient is based upon the following 
current good manufacturing practice conditions of use:
    (1) The ingredient is used in food as an emulsifier and emulsifier 
salt as defined in Sec.  170.3(o)(8) of this chapter and a flavoring 
agent and adjuvant as defined in Sec.  170.3(o)(12) of this chapter.
    (2) The ingredient is used in the following foods at levels not to 
exceed current good manufacturing practice: baked goods and baking mixes 
as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(l) of this chapter; nonalcoholic beverages 
as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(3) of this chapter; confections and 
frostings as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(9) of this chapter; dairy product 
analogs as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(10) of this chapter; and fats and 
oils as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(12) of this chapter.
    (d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.
    (e) Labeling: The acronym ``DATEM'' may be used on food labeling as 
the alternate common or usual name for the ingredient diacetyl tartaric 
acid esters of mono- and diglycerides.

[54 FR 7403, Feb. 21, 1989, as amended at 54 FR 13168, Mar. 31, 1989; 54 
FR 18382, Apr. 28, 1989; 60 FR 15872, Mar. 28, 1995]

Additives that reference this regulation:

Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1101

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