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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: 21CFR184.1699]

[Page 560]
 
                        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.  184.1699  Oil of rue.

    (a) Oil of rue is the natural substance obtained by steam 
distillation of the fresh blossoming plants of rue, the perennial herb 
of several species of Ruta--Ruta montana L., Ruta graveolens L., Ruta 
bracteosa L., and Ruta calepensis L.
    (b) Oil of rue meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals 
Codex,'' 4th ed. (1996), pp. 342-343, 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, Box 285, 2101 Constitution 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20055 (Internet address http://www.nap.edu), or 
may be examined at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's 
Library, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College 
Park, MD 20740, or 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
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                Parts per
       Food (as served)          million              Function
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Baked goods and baking mixes,          10  Flavoring agent and adjuvant,
 Sec.   170.3(n)(1), of this                Sec.   170.3(o)(12) of this
 chapter.                                   chapter.
Frozen dairy desserts and              10   Do.
 mixes, Sec.   170.3 (n)(20)
 of this chapter.
Soft candy, Sec.                       10   Do.
 170.3(n)(38) of this chapter.
All other food categories....           4   Do.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    (d) 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 49 FR 5613, Feb. 14, 1984; 64 
FR 1760, Jan. 12, 1999]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1699


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