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GRN No. 139

Substance: Cassia gum
Intended Use: Use as a thickening agent, texturizer, and water retention aid in cheese-creme filling in pastries and other cheese-creme desserts, dry soup mixes, oil-free salad dressings, and meat and poultry products at a maximum level of 5,000 parts per million
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Noveon, Inc.
9911 Brecksville Road, Cleveland, OH 44141
Date of filing: Nov 21, 2003
GRAS Notice (releasable information): 139
Date of closure: May 3, 2004
FDA's Letter: At notifier's request, FDA ceased to evaluate the notice.