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184.1272 L-Cysteine monohydrochloride.

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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: 21CFR184.1272]

[Page 513-514]
 
                        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.  184.1272  L-Cysteine monohydrochloride.

    (a) L-Cysteine monohydrochloride is the chemical L-2-amino-3-
mercaptopropanoic acid monohydrochloride monohydrate 
(C3H7O2NS HCl H2O).
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals 
Codex,'' 3d Ed. (1981), pp. 92-93, 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 to supply up to 0.009 part of total L-
cysteine per 100 parts of flour in dough as a dough strengthener as 
defined in Sec.  170.3(o)(6) of this chapter in yeast-leavened baked 
goods and baking mixes as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(1) of this chapter.

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    (d) This regulation is issued prior to a general evaluation of use 
of this ingredient in order to affirm as GRAS the specific use named.

[42 FR 14653, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 49 FR 5612, Feb. 14, 1984]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1272


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