[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. 184.1854 Sucrose.
(a) Sucrose (C12H22O11, CAS Reg.
No. 57-50-11-1) sugar, cane sugar, or beet sugar is the chemical [beta]-
D-fructofuranosyl-[alpha]-D-glucopyranoside. Sucrose is obtained by
crystallization from sugar cane or sugar beet juice that has been
extracted by pressing or
diffusion, then clarified and evaporated.
(b) FDA is developing food-grade specifications for sucrose in
cooperation with the National Academy of Sciences. In the interim, this
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.
(d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.
[53 FR 44876, Nov. 7, 1988; 54 FR 228, Jan. 4, 1989]
Additives that reference this regulation: