[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 172_FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN
CONSUMPTION--Table of Contents
Subpart I_Multipurpose Additives
Sec. 172.831 Sucralose.
(a) Sucralose is the chemical 1,6-dichloro-1,6-dideoxy-[beta]-D-
galactopyranoside (CAS Reg. No. 56038-13-2).
(b) The additive meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals
Codex,'' 4th ed. (1996), pp. 398-400, which is incorporated by reference
in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Copies are
available from the Division of Product Policy (HFS-206), Center for Food
Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint
Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, or may be examined at the Center
for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Library, 5100 Paint Branch
Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, or at the National Archives and Records
Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this
material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/
(c) The additive may be used as a sweetener in foods generally, in
accordance with current good manufacturing practice in an amount not to
exceed that reasonably required to accomplish the intended effect.
(d) If the food containing the additive purports to be or is
represented to be for special dietary use, it shall be labeled in
compliance with part 105 of this chapter.
[63 FR 16433, Apr. 3, 1998, as amended at 64 FR 43909, Aug. 12, 1999]
Additives that reference this regulation: