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184.1349 Karaya gum (sterculia 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: 21CFR184.1349]

[Page 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.  184.1349  Karaya gum (sterculia gum).

    (a) Karaya gum (sterculia gum) is the dried gummy exudate from the 
trunk of trees of various species of the genus Sterculia.
    (b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals 
Codex,'' 3d Ed. (1981), p. 157, 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 in food under the following conditions:

                     Maximum Usage Levels Permitted
------------------------------------------------------------------------
       Food (as served)          Percent              Function
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Frozen dairy desserts and             0.3  Formulation aid, Sec.
 mixes, Sec.   170.3(n)(20)                 170.3(o)(14) of this
 of this chapter.                           chapter; stabilizer and
                                            thickener, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(28) of this
                                            chapter.
Milk products, Sec.                   .02  Stabilizer and thickener,
 170.3(n)(31) of this chapter.              Sec.   170.3(o)(28) of this
                                            chapter.
Soft candy, Sec.                       .9  Emulsifier and emulsifier
 170.3(n)(38) of this chapter.              salt, Sec.   170.3(o)(8) of
                                            this chapter; stabilizer and
                                            thickener, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(28) of this
                                            chapter.
All other food categories....        .002  Formulation aid, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(14) of this
                                            chapter; stabilizer and
                                            thickener, Sec.
                                            170.3(o)(28) of this
                                            chapter.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    (d) [Reserved]
    (e) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section 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 1349


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