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Fermented milks (plain), heat-treated after fermentation (

Products similar to that in, except that they have been heat-treated (e.g. sterilized or pasteurized) after fermentation.

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
INS No. Food Additive or Group Max Level Notes Defined In
472a Acetic and fatty acid esters of glycerol GMP
1422 Acetylated distarch adipate GMP
1414 Acetylated distarch phosphate GMP
1401 Acid-treated starch GMP
355 Adipic acid 1,500 mg/kg
406 Agar GMP
400 Alginic acid GMP
1402 Alkaline treated starch GMP
403 Ammonium alginate GMP
527 Ammonium hydroxide GMP
1403 Bleached starch GMP
404 Calcium alginate GMP
170(i) Calcium carbonate GMP
526 Calcium hydroxide GMP
327 Calcium lactate GMP
529 Calcium oxide GMP
150d Caramel IV - sulfite ammonia caramel 150 mg/kg 01.2.1
290 Carbon dioxide GMP
410 Carob bean gum GMP
407 Carrageenan GMP
330 Citric acid GMP
472c Citric and fatty acid esters of glycerol GMP
1400 Dextrins, roasted starch GMP
472e Diacetyltartaric and fatty acid esters of glycerol 5,000 mg/kg
1412 Distarch phosphate GMP
418 Gellan gum GMP
575 Glucono delta-lactone GMP
412 Guar gum GMP
414 Gum arabic (Acacia gum) GMP
463 Hydroxypropyl cellulose GMP
464 Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose GMP
1440 Hydroxypropyl starch GMP
416 Karaya gum GMP
425 Konjac flour GMP
472b Lactic and fatty acid esters of glycerol GMP
504(i) Magnesium carbonate GMP
511 Magnesium chloride GMP
528 Magnesium hydroxide GMP
504(ii) Magnesium hydroxide carbonate GMP
296 Malic acid, DL- GMP
461 Methyl cellulose GMP
465 Methyl ethyl cellulose GMP
460(i) Microcrystalline cellulose (Cellulose gel) GMP
471 Mono- and di-glycerides of fatty acids GMP
1410 Monostarch phosphate GMP
941 Nitrogen GMP
942 Nitrous oxide GMP
1404 Oxidized starch GMP
PHOSPHATES 1,000 mg/kg 01.2
440 Pectins GMP
1413 Phosphated distarch phosphate GMP
1200 Polydextroses GMP
402 Potassium alginate GMP
501(i) Potassium carbonate GMP
332(i) Potassium dihydrogen citrate GMP
326 Potassium lactate GMP
460(ii) Powdered cellulose GMP
407a Processed eucheuma seaweed (PES) GMP
405 Propylene glycol alginate 5,000 mg/kg
470(i) Salts of myristic, palmitic and stearic acids with ammonia, calcium, potassium and sodium GMP
470(ii) Salts of oleic acid with calcium, potassium and sodium GMP
401 Sodium alginate GMP
500(i) Sodium carbonate GMP
466 Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (Cellulose gum) GMP
331(i) Sodium dihydrogen citrate GMP
500(ii) Sodium hydrogen carbonate GMP
524 Sodium hydroxide GMP
325 Sodium lactate GMP
1420 Starch acetate GMP
1450 Starch sodium octenyl succinate GMP
1405 Starches, enzyme treated GMP
TARTRATES 2,000 mg/kg
417 Tara gum GMP
413 Tragacanth gum GMP
332(ii) Tripotassium citrate GMP
415 Xanthan gum GMP

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

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