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Caramel III - ammonia caramel (150c)

Synonym(s)
  • Ammonia caramel
Functional Classes
  • Colour

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GSFA Provisions for Caramel III - ammonia caramel
Number Food Category Max Level Notes
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.7 Aromatized alcoholic beverages (e.g. beer, wine and spirituous cooler-type beverages, low alcoholic refreshers) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.6 Batters (e.g. for breading or batters for fish or poultry) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.1 Beer and malt beverages 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.3.2 Beverage whiteners 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.4 Bread-type products, including bread stuffing and bread crumbs 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.3 Breakfast cereals, including rolled oats 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.7 Candied fruit 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.4 Canned or bottled (pasteurized) fruit 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2.4 Canned or bottled (pasteurized) or retort pouch vegetables (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), and seaweeds 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.5 Cereal and starch based desserts (e.g. rice pudding, tapioca pudding) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.5 Cheese analogues 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.3 Chewing gum 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.2 Cider and perry 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.4 Cocoa and chocolate products 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.2 Cocoa mixes (syrups) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.3 Cocoa-based spreads, including fillings 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.5 Coffee, coffee substitutes, tea, herbal infusions, and other hot cereal and grain beverages, excluding cocoa 10,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.2 Confectionery including hard and soft candy, nougats, etc. other than food categories 05.1, 05.3 and 05.4 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2.8 Cooked or fried vegetables (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), and seaweeds 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.2 Crackers, excluding sweet crackers 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.4.4 Cream analogues 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.7 Dairy-based desserts (e.g. pudding, fruit or flavoured yoghurt) 2,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.4 Decorations (e.g. for fine bakery wares), toppings (non-fruit) and sweet sauces 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.5 Dietetic foods (e.g. supplementary foods for dietary use) excluding products of food categories 13.1 - 13.4 and 13.6 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.3 Dietetic foods intended for special medical purposes (excluding products of food category 13.1) 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.4 Dietetic formulae for slimming purposes and weight reduction 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.6 Distilled spirituous beverages containing more than 15% alcohol 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2.2 Dried vegetables (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), seaweeds, and nuts and seeds 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 03.0 Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.4 Egg-based desserts (e.g. custard) 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.3 Fat emulsions mainly of type oil-in-water, including mixed and/or flavoured products based on fat emulsions 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.2.2 Fat spreads, dairy fat spreads and blended spreads 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.4 Fat-based desserts excluding dairy-based dessert products of food category 01.7 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.9.2.1 Fermented soybean sauce 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2.7 Fermented vegetable (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera) and seaweed products, excluding fermented soybean products of food categories 06.8.6, 06.8.7, 12.9.1, 12.9.2.1 and 12.9.2.3 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.2 Fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury) and mixes 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.1.4 Flavoured fluid milk drinks 2,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.4.2 Flavoured processed cheese, including containing fruit, vegetables, meat, etc. 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.6 Food supplements 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.3.3 Fortified grape wine, grape liquor wine, and sweet grape wine 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.1 Fresh eggs 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.1 Fresh fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 30,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.11 Fruit fillings for pastries 7,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.3 Fruit in vinegar, oil, or brine 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.8 Fruit preparations, including pulp, purees, fruit toppings and coconut milk 7,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.9 Fruit-based desserts, including fruit-flavoured water-based desserts 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.6 Fruit-based spreads (e.g. chutney) excluding products of food category 04.1.2.5 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.4 Fully preserved, including canned or fermented fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.5 Imitation chocolate, chocolate substitute products 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.5 Jams, jellies, marmelades 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.5 Mead 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.0 Meat and meat products, including poultry and game GMP
Food Category Hierarchy 01.5.2 Milk and cream powder analogues 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.6 Mixes for bread and ordinary bakery wares 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.4 Mustards 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.9.2.2 Non-fermented soybean sauce 1,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.3 Other ordinary bakery products (e.g. bagels, pita, English muffins) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.8.8 Other soybean protein products 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.9.2.3 Other soybean sauces 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 11.4 Other sugars and syrups (e.g. xylose, maple syrup, sugar toppings) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.7 Pre-cooked or processed rice products, including rice cakes (Oriental type only) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.4.3 Pre-cooked pastas and noodles and like products 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.3 Preserved eggs, including alkaline, salted, and canned eggs 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2 Processed fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 30,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 15.0 Ready-to-eat savouries 10,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.2.2 Rind of ripened cheese 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.7 Salads (e.g. macaroni salad, potato salad) and sandwich spreads excluding cocoa- and nut-based spreads of food categories 04.2.2.5 and 05.1.3 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.6 Sauces and like products 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.2.2 Seasonings and condiments 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3 Semi-preserved fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 30,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.5 Soups and broths 25,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.8.1 Soybean-based beverages 1,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.5 Steamed breads and buns 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.1 Unripened cheese 15,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2.6 Vegetable (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), seaweed, and nut and seed pulps and preparations (e.g. vegetable desserts and sauces, candied vegetables) other than food category 04.2.2.5 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2.5 Vegetable (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), seaweed, and nut and seed purees and spreads (e.g., peanut butter) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2.3 Vegetables (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), and seaweeds in vinegar, oil, brine, or soybean sauce 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.3 Vinegars 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.4 Water-based flavoured drinks, including "sport," "energy," or "electrolyte" drinks and particulated drinks 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.4 Wines (other than grape) 1,000 mg/kg

Note: Unless otherwise specified, food additive provisions apply to the food category indicated (e.g. Dairy), as well as to all subcategories of that category (e.g. Cheese, Ripened Cheese, etc.).


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