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GRN No. 654

Cocoa butter substitute manufactured using palm oil stearin and stearic acid

Intended Use: Intended for use in confections and Frostings as defined in 21 CFR 170.3(n)(9); Coatings of Soft Candy, as defined in 21 CFR 170.3(n)(38); and Sweet Sauces, Toppings, as defined in 21 CFR 170.3(n)(43) at levels not to exceed good manufacturing practices.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: IOI Loders Croklaan, USA, LLC
Notifier Address: 24708 W. Durkee Road, Channahon, IL 60410
Date of filing: Jun 28, 2016
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 654 (in PDF) (3.1 MB)
Date of closure: Dec 19, 2016
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions