[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. 184.1702 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,
(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
(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]
Additives that reference this regulation: