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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: 21CFR184.1121]

[Page 495]
 
                        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.  184.1121  Red algae.

    (a) Red algae are seaweeds of the species Gloiopeltis furcata, 
Porphyra crispata, Porphyra deutata, Porphyra perforata, Porphyra 
suborbiculata, Porphyra tenera and Rhodymenia palmata. Porphyra and 
Rhodymenia are harvested principally along the coasts of Japan, Korea, 
China, Taiwan, and the East and West coasts of the United States. 
Gloiopeltis is harvested principally in southern Pacific coastal waters. 
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, except that the loss on drying is not more than 20 percent 
and the maximum allowable level for iodine is 0.05 percent. 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)
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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 1121


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