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184.1262 Corn silk and corn silk extract.

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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: 21CFR184.1262]

[Page 512-513]
 
                        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.  184.1262  Corn silk and corn silk extract.

    (a) Corn silk is the fresh styles and stigmas of Zea mays L. 
collected when the corn is in milk. The filaments are extracted with 
dilute ethanol to produce corn silk extract. The extract may be 
concentrated at a temperature not exceeding 60 [deg]C.
    (b) The Food and Drug Administration, in cooperation with the 
National Academy of Sciences, is developing food-grade specifications 
for corn silk and corn silk extract. In the interim, this ingredient 
must be of a suitable purity for its intended use.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(2), the ingredients are used 
in food only within the following specific limitations:

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------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                        Maximum
                                       level of
          Category of food              use in        Functional use
                                       food (as
                                      served)\1\
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Baked goods and baking mixes, Sec.            30  Flavoring agent, Sec.
 170.3(n)(1) of this chapter.                       170.3(o)(12) of this
                                                   chapter.
Nonalcoholic beverages, Sec.                  20   Do.
 170.3(n)(3) of this chapter.
Frozen dairy desserts, Sec.                   10   Do.
 170.3(n)(20) of this chapter.
Soft candy, Sec.   170.3(n)(38) of            20   Do.
 this chapter.
All other food categories...........           4   Do.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
\1\ Parts per million.

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

[47 FR 29953, July 9, 1982]





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1262


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