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other: EU directive
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supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND COUNCIL DIRECTIVE No 95/2/EC on food additives other than colours and sweeteners

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Reference Type:
grey literature
Title:
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND COUNCIL DIRECTIVE No 95/2/EC on food additives other than colours and sweeteners
Author:
EU
Year:
1995
Bibliographic source:
http://ec.europa.eu/food/fs/sfp/addit_flavor/flav11_en.pdf
Report Date:
1995

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EU Directive No 95/2/EC:

According to Annex I of this directive E 471 = Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids is listed as "FOOD ADDITIVES GENERALLY PERMITTED FOR USE IN FOODSTUFFS NOT REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 2 (3)". Substances on this list may be added to all foodstuffs with the exception of those referred to in Article 2 (3) following the quantum satis principle.

According to Annex II of this directive (FOODSTUFFS IN WHICH A LIMITED NUMBER OF ADDITIVES OF ANNEX I MAY BE USED) the maximum level of E 471 in non-emulsified oils and fats of animal or vegetable origin (except virgin oils and olive oils)

is 10 g/L.

According to Annex VI of this directive ( FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FOODS FOR INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN) the maximum level for the use of E 471 as "FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN INFANT FORMULAE FOR INFANTS IN GOOD HEALTH" is 4g/L.

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