[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
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TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
PART 184_DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS
SAFE--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
Sec. 184.1415 Animal lipase.
(a) Animal lipase (CAS Reg. No. 9001-62-1) is an enzyme preparation
obtained from edible forestomach tissue of calves, kids, or lambs, or
from animal pancreatic tissue. The enzyme preparation may be produced as
a tissue preparation or as an aqueous extract. Its characterizing enzyme
activity is that of a triacylglycerol hydrolase (EC 126.96.36.199).
(b) The ingredient meets the general requirements and additional
requirements for enzyme preparations in the Food Chemicals Codex, 3d ed.
(1981), p. 110, which is incorporated by reference in accordance with 5
U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Copies are available from the National
Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20418, or may
be examined at the Office of Premarket Approval (HFS-200), Food and Drug
Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, and at
the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information
on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go
(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 GRAS as a direct food ingredient
is based upon the following current good manufacturing practice
conditions of use:
(1) The ingredient is used as an enzyme as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(9) of this chapter to hydrolyze fatty acid glycerides.
(2) The ingredient is used in food at levels not to exceed current
good manufacturing practice.
[60 FR 32911, June 26, 1995]
Additives that reference this regulation: