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184.1702 Sheanut oil.

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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: 21CFR184.1702]

[Page 560-561]
 
                        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.  184.1702  Sheanut oil.

    (a) Sheanut oil is produced from sheanuts derived from the Shea tree 
Butyrospermum parkii and is composed principally of triglycerides 
containing an oleic acid moiety at the 2-position and saturated fatty 
acids, usually stearic or palmitic acids, at the 1- and 3-positions.
    (b) The ingredient meets the following specifications when tested 
using any appropriate validated methodology:
    (1) Saponification value of 185 to 195,

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    (2) Iodine value of 28 to 43,
    (3) Unsaponifiable matter not to exceed 1.5 percent,
    (4) Free fatty acids not more than 0.1 percent as oleic acid,
    (5) Peroxide value not more than 10 milliequivalents/equivalent 
(meq/eq),
    (6) Lead not more than 0.1 part per million (ppm),
    (7) Copper not more than 0.1 ppm.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(3), the ingredient is used in 
the following food categories at levels not to exceed current good 
manufacturing practice, except that the ingredient may not be used in a 
standardized food unless permitted by the standard of identity: 
Confections and frostings as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(9) of this 
chapter, coatings of soft candy as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(38) of this 
chapter, and sweet sauces and toppings as defined in Sec.  170.3(n)(43) 
of this chapter.

[63 FR 28895, May 27, 1998]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1702


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