[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 2]
[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 168_SWEETENERS AND TABLE SIRUPS--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Requirements for Specific Standardized Sweeteners and Table
Sec. 168.140 Maple sirup.
(a) Maple sirup is the liquid food derived by concentration and heat
treatment of the sap of the maple tree (Acer) or by solution in water of
maple sugar (mapel concrete) made from such sap. It contains not less
than 66 percent by weight of soluble solids derived solely from such
sap. The concentration may be adjusted with or without added
water. It may contain one or more of the optional ingredients provided
for in paragraph (b) of this section. All ingredients from which the
food is fabricated shall be safe and suitable.
(b) The optional ingredients that may be used in maple sirup are:
(2) Chemical preservatives.
(3) Defoaming agents.
(c) The name of the food is ``Maple sirup''. Alternatively, the word
``sirup'' may be spelled ``syrup''.
(d) Label declaration. Each of the ingredients used in the food
shall be declared on the label as required by the applicable sections of
parts 101 and 130 of this chapter.
[42 FR 14479, Mar. 15, 1977, as amended at 58 FR 2896, Jan. 6, 1993]
Additives that reference this regulation:
Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 168, Section 140
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