[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. 184.1857 Corn sugar.
(a) Corn sugar (C6H12O6, CAS Reg.
No. 50-99-7), commonly called D-glucose or dextrose, is the chemical
[alpha]-D-glucopyranose. It occurs as the anhydrous or the monohydrate
form and is produced by the complete hydrolysis of corn starch with safe
and suitable acids or enzymes, followed by refinement and
crystallization from the resulting hydrolysate.
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the Food Chemicals
Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), pp. 97-98 under the heading ``Dextrose,'' which is
incorporated by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR
part 1. Copies are available from the National Academy Press, 2101
Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20418, or available for
inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
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(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]
Additives that reference this regulation: