[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. 184.1859 Invert sugar.
(a) Invert sugar (CAS Reg. No. 8013-17-0) is an aqueous solution of
inverted or partly inverted, refined or partly refined sucrose, the
solids of which contain not more than 0.3 percent by weight of ash. The
solution is colorless, odorless, and flavorless, except for sweetness.
It is produced by the hydrolysis or partial hydrolysis of sucrose with
safe and suitable acids or enzymes.
(b) FDA is developing food-grade specifications for invert sugar 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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