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Food Additive Details

Benzoyl peroxide (928)

Synonym(s)
  • Benzoyl superoxide
Functional Classes
  • Bleaching agent
  • Flour treatment agent
  • Preservative

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GSFA Provisions for Benzoyl peroxide
Number Food Category Max Level Notes
Food Category Hierarchy 01.8.1 Liquid whey and whey products, excluding whey cheeses 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.8.2 Dried whey and whey products, excluding whey cheeses 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.2.1 Flours 75 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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