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184.1115 Agar-agar.

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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: 21CFR184.1115]

[Page 494]
 
                        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.  184.1115  Agar-agar.

    (a) Agar-agar (CAS Reg. No. PM 9002-18-0) is a dried, hydrophyllic, 
colloidal polysaccharide extracted from one of a number of related 
species of red algae (class Rhodophyceae).
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals 
Codex,'' 3d Ed. (1981), p. 11, which is incorporated by reference. 
Copies may be obtained from the National Academy Press, 2101 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20418, or may be examined 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 ingredient is used in food in accordance with Sec.  
184.1(b)(2) under the following conditions:

                     Maximum Usage Levels Permitted
------------------------------------------------------------------------
       Foods (as served)          Percent            Functions
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Baked goods and baking mixes,         0.8  Drying agent, Sec.
 Sec.   170.3(n)(1) of this                 170.3(o)(7) of this chapter;
 chapter.                                   flavoring agent, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(12) of this
                                            chapter; stabilizer,
                                            thickener, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(28) of this
                                            chapter.
Confections and frostings, Sec.       2.0  Flavoring agent, Sec.
   170.3(n)(9) of this chapter.             170.3(o)(12) of this
                                            chapter; stabilizer,
                                            thickener, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(28) of this
                                            chapter; surface finisher,
                                            Sec.   170.3(o)(30) of this
                                            chapter.
Soft candy, Sec.   170.3(n)(38)       1.2  Stabilizer and thickener,
 of this chapter.                           Sec.   170.3(o)(28) of this
                                            chapter.
All other food categories......       .25  Flavoring agent, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(12) of this
                                            chapter; formulation aid,
                                            Sec.   170.3(o)(14) of this
                                            chapter; humectant, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(16) of this
                                            chapter; stabilizer,
                                            thickener, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(28) of this
                                            chapter.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

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

[44 FR 19391, Apr. 3, 1979, as amended at 49 FR 5611, Feb. 14, 1984]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1115


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