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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2017]
[CITE: 21CFR184.1262]



TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER B--FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION (CONTINUED)

PART 184 -- DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE

Subpart B--Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS

Sec. 184.1262 Corn silk and corn silk extract.

(a) Corn silk is the fresh styles and stigmas of Zea mays L. collected when the corn is in milk. The filaments are extracted with dilute ethanol to produce corn silk extract . The extract may be concentrated at a temperature not exceeding 60 deg. C.

(b) The ingredient must be of a purity suitable for its intended use.

(c) In accordance with 184.1(b)(2), the ingredients are used in food only within the following specific limitations:

Category of food Maximum level of use in food (as served) 1 Functional use
Baked goods and baking mixes, 170.3(n)(1) of this chapter30Flavoring agent, 170.3(o)(12) of this chapter.
Nonalcoholic beverages, 170.3(n)(3) of this chapter20 Do.
Frozen dairy desserts, 170.3(n)(20) of this chapter10 Do.
Soft candy, 170.3(n)(38) of this chapter20 Do.
All other food categories4 Do.

1Parts per million.

(d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[47 FR 29953, July 9, 1982, as amended at 73 FR 8607, Feb. 14, 2008]

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