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184.1854 Sucrose.

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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: 21CFR184.1854]

[Page 569-570]
 
                        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.  184.1854  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

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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]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1854


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