CPC Definition - Subclass A23V
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INDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO FOODS, FOODSTUFFS OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Food compositions, function of food ingredients or processes for food or foodstuffs
This place covers:
Foodstuffs and food processes compositions and processes. Indexing symbols are used in combination with the base class A23V 2002/00 to indicate the composition, function of ingredient(s) or process.
Special rules of classification
A23V 2002/00 scheme is used to index food processes and function and/or composition of food. The indexing system is used as additional information to indicate more specific features of a composition, e.g. a particular additive (such as a gum or plant extract) which is significant for the invention.
In addition, the indexing system is used as additional information to indicate a particular function of an ingredient :
composition 1 : A23V 2002/00, symbol1,symbol2,symbol3
composition 2 : A23V 2002/00, symbol1,symbol3,symbol4,symbol5
(funct1,2,3,.. = symbol for function ; ingr1,2,3,.. = symbol for ingredient)