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Salt (12.1.1)

Primarily food-grade sodium chloride. Includes table salt, iodized and fluoride iodized salt, and dendritic salt.

This page provides information on the food additive provisions that are acceptable for use in foods conforming to the food category.

This food category is listed in the Annex to Table 3. Unless specifically indicated below, food additive provisions implied by Table 3 do not automatically apply to this category.

GSFA Provisions for Food Category 12.1.1
INS No. Food Additive or Group Max Level Notes Defined In
170(i) Calcium carbonate GMP 12.1.1
552 Calcium silicate GMP 12.1.1
FERROCYANIDES 14 mg/kg 12.1.1
504(i) Magnesium carbonate GMP 12.1.1
530 Magnesium oxide GMP 12.1.1
553(i) Magnesium silicate, synthetic GMP 12.1.1
PHOSPHATES 8,800 mg/kg 12.1.1
POLYSORBATES 10 mg/kg 12.1.1
470(i) Salts of myristic, palmitic and stearic acids with ammonia, calcium, potassium and sodium GMP 12.1.1
551 Silicon dioxide, amorphous GMP 12.1.1
554 Sodium aluminium silicate 1,000 mg/kg 12.1.1

Items in uppercase (e.g. PHOSPHATES) refer to food additive groups.

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