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GRN No. 248

Sucrose fatty acid esters (i.e., sucrose monoesters of lauric acid, palmitic acid, and stearic acid) manufactured by reaction of sucrose with vinyl esters of lauric, palmitic, and stearic acids

Intended Use: Use as emulsifiers in fruit-flavored beverages and beverage concentrates, at levels up to 50 milligrams per Liter as consumed
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Compass Foods Pte Ltd
Notifier Address: 12 Tuas Avenue 1, 639497, SINGAPORE
Date of filing: Apr 10, 2008
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 248 (in PDF)
Date of closure: Oct 24, 2008
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions