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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: 21CFR184.1120]

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                        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.  184.1120  Brown algae.

    (a) Brown algae are seaweeds of the species Analipus japonicus, 
Eisenia bicyclis, Hizikia fusiforme, Kjellmaniella gyrata, Laminaria 
angustata, Laminaria

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claustonia, Laminaria digitata, Laminaria japonica, Laminaria 
longicruris, Laminaria longissima, Laminaria ochotensis, Laminaria 
saccharina, Macrocystis pyrifera, Petalonia fascia, Scytosiphon 
lomentaria and Undaria pinnatifida. They are harvested principally in 
coastal waters of the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The material 
is dried and ground or chopped for use in food.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications for kelp in the Food 
Chemicals Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 157, 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 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)
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Spices, seasonings, and           Not to exceed       Flavor enhancer,
 flavorings, Sec.   170.3(n)       current good        Sec.
 (26) of this chapter.             manufacturing       170.3(o)(11) of
                                   practice.           this chapter;
                                                       flavor adjuvant,
                                                       Sec.
                                                       170.3(o)(12) 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 47376, Oct. 26, 1982]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1120


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