21 CFR 172.755 - Stearyl monoglyceridyl citrate.

§ 172.755 Stearyl monoglyceridyl citrate.

The food additive stearyl monoglyceridyl citrate may be safely used in food in accordance with the following provisions:

(a) The additive is prepared by controlled chemical reaction of the following:

Reactant Limitations
Citric acid
Monoglycerides of fatty acids Prepared by the glycerolysis of edible fats and oils or derived from fatty acids conforming with § 172.860 .
Stearyl alcohol Derived from fatty acids conforming with § 172.860 , or derived synthetically in conformity with § 172.864 .

(b) The additive stearyl monoglyceridyl citrate, produced as described under paragraph (a) of this section, meets the following specifications:

Acid number 40 to 52.
Total citric acid 15 to 18 percent.
Saponification number 215-255.

(c) The additive is used or intended for use as an emulsion stabilizer in or with shortenings containing emulsifiers.

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