[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. 184.1143 Ammonium sulfate.
(a) Ammonium sulfate ((NH4)2SO4,
CAS Reg. No. 7783-20-2) occurs naturally and consists of colorless or
white, odorless crystals or granules. It is prepared by the
neutralization of sulfuric acid with ammonium hydroxide.
(b) The ingredient meets the specifications of the ``Food Chemicals
Codex,'' 3d Ed. (1981), pp. 22-23, which is incorporated by reference.
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(c) The ingredient is used as a dough strengthener as defined in
Sec. 170.3(o)(6) of this chapter, firming agent as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(10) of this chapter, and processing aid as defined in Sec.
170.3(o)(24) of this chapter.
(d) The ingredient is used in food at levels not to exceed good
manufacturing practice in accordance with Sec. 184.1(b)(1). Current
good manufacturing practice results in a maximum level, as served, of
0.15 percent for baked goods as defined in Sec. 170.3(n)(1) of this
chapter and 0.1 percent for gelatins and puddings as defined in Sec.
170.1(n)(22) of this chapter.
(e) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.
[45 FR 6086, Jan. 25, 1980; 45 FR 16469, Mar. 14, 1980, as amended at 49
FR 5611, Feb. 14, 1984]
Additives that reference this regulation: