Codex Standards

All Codex texts are publicly available from this website:

All standards, guidelines, codes of practice and advisory texts that compose the Alimentarius are available from the List of standards.
The numerical Codex standards for food additives, veterinary drugs maximum residue levels and pesticide maximum residue levels, can also be accessed via databases that facilitate their use.
Thematic compilations of Codex texts can be downloaded or ordered here.

Type of Text EN FR ES AR ZH RU
RCP 53 52 50 36 12 31
GL 78 77 74 51 47 35
MISC 4 3 3 1 1
MRL 1 1 1 1 1 1
STAN 213 210 203 104 161 118
TOTALS 349 343 331 193 221 186
Updated on: 10-10-2017
Scientific basis of Codex work on veterinary drug residues
19 Oct 2017 - 
Geneva, Switzerland The FAO/WHO Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) provides independent scientific advice to  [...]
Promoting equitable business practices without neglecting consumer health
18 Oct 2017 - 
Paraguay is currently hosting the Codex Committee on Food Labelling. Oscar Stark, Vice Minister of Industry  [...]
A commitment to food safety in Paraguay with Codex
16 Oct 2017 - 
Asunción, Paraguay The Codex Committee on Food Labelling (CCFL) is tasked with drafting “provisions on labelling  [...]
Safer Food Training for effective participation in Codex
11 Oct 2017 - 
Bangkok October 11 2017 In some ways the premise is very simple: build stronger Codex coordination  [...]
Codex standards for safe food and access to trade
2 Oct 2017 - 
Experts meet in Kampala to discuss standards for fresh fruits and vegetables Kampala, 2nd October 2017  [...]