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184.1343 Locust (carob) bean gum.

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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: 21CFR184.1343]

[Page 526-527]
 
                        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.  184.1343  Locust (carob) bean gum.

    (a) Locust (carob) bean gum is primarily the macerated endosperm of 
the seed of the locust (carob) bean tree, Ceratonia siliqua (Linne), a 
leguminous evergreen tree, with lesser quantities of seed coat and germ.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals 
Codex,'' 3d Ed. (1981), pp. 174-175, 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 at levels not to exceed the following 
maximum levels:

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                     Maximum Usage Levels Permitted
------------------------------------------------------------------------
       Food (as served)          Percent              Function
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Baked goods and baking mixes,        0.15  Stabilizer and thickener,
 Sec.   170.3(n)(1) of this                 Sec.   170.3(o)(28) of this
 chapter.                                   chapter.
Beverages and beverage bases,         .25   Do.
 nonalcoholic, Sec.
 170.3(n)(3) of this chapter.
Cheeses, Sec.   170.3(n)(5)            .8   Do.
 of this chapter.
Gelatins, puddings, and               .75   Do.
 fillings, Sec.
 170.3(n)(22) of this chapter.
Jams and jellies, commercial,         .75   Do.
 Sec.   170.3(n)(28) of this
 chapter.
All other food categories....          .5   Do.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    (d) [Reserved]
    (e) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this regulation do not exist or have been waived.

[42 FR 14653, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 42 FR 55205, Oct. 14, 1977; 
49 FR 5612, Feb. 14, 1984]





Additives that reference this regulation:


Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1343


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