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184.1445 Malt syrup (malt extract).

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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: 21CFR184.1445]

[Page 539]
 
                        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.  184.1445  Malt syrup (malt extract).

    (a) Malt is the product of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) germinated 
under controlled conditions. Malt syrup and malt extract are 
interchangeable terms for a viscous concentrate of water extract of 
germinated barley grain, with or without added safe preservative. Malt 
syrup is usually a brown, sweet, and viscous liquid containing varying 
amounts of amylolytic enzymes and plant constituents. Barley is first 
softened after cleaning by steeping operations and then allowed to 
germinate under controlled conditions. The germinated grain then 
undergoes processing, such as drying, grinding, extracting, filtering, 
and evaporating, to produce malt syrup (malt extract) with 75 to 80 
percent solids or dried malt syrup with higher solids content.
    (b) FDA is developing food-grade specifications for malt syrup (malt 
extract) in cooperation with the National Academy of Sciences. In the 
interim, the ingredient must be of a purity suitable for its intended 
use.
    (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 flavoring agent and adjuvant as 
defined in Sec.  170.3(o)(12) of this chapter.
    (2) The ingredient is used in food at levels not to exceed current 
good manufacturing practice.
    (d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[48 FR 51613, Nov. 10, 1983]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1445


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