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184.1329 Glyceryl palmitostearate.

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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: 21CFR184.1329]

[Page 523-524]
 
                        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.  184.1329  Glyceryl palmitostearate.

    (a) Glyceryl palmitostearate is a mixture of mono-, di-, and 
triglyceryl

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esters of palmitic and stearic acids made from glycerin, palmitic acid, 
and stearic acid.
    (b) The ingredient meets the following specifications:
    (1) The substance is a mixture of mono-, di-, and triglycerides of 
palmitic acid and stearic acid.
    (2) Heavy metals (as lead): Not more than 10 parts per million.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in 
food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice. 
The affirmation of this ingredient as generally recognized as safe 
(GRAS) as a direct human food ingredient is based upon the following 
current good manufacturing practice conditions of use:
    (1) The ingredient is used as a formulation aid, as defined in Sec.  
170.3(o)(14) of this chapter.
    (2) The ingredient is used in excipient formulations for use in 
tablets at levels not to exceed good manufacturing practice.

[60 FR 63621, Dec. 12, 1995]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1329


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