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Food Additive Group Details

SACCHARINS

The provisions that follow are defined at the additive group level, and thus apply to the total content of the additives participating in this group. Additives that make up this group are provided for reference only.

Participating Additive(s)

INS No. Additive Name
GSFA Provisions for SACCHARINS
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) 80 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.3 Breakfast cereals, including rolled oats 100 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 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.4.1 Carbonated water-based flavoured drinks 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.5 Cereal and starch based desserts (e.g. rice pudding, tapioca pudding) 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.5 Cheese analogues 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.3 Chewing gum 2,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.4 Cocoa and chocolate products 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.1 Cocoa mixes (powders) and cocoa mass/cake 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.2 Cocoa mixes (syrups) 80 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.3 Cocoa-based spreads, including fillings 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.5 Coffee, coffee substitutes, tea, herbal infusions, and other hot cereal and grain beverages, excluding cocoa 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.4.3 Concentrates (liquid or solid) for water-based flavoured drinks 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.3.3 Concentrates for fruit nectar 80 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.2 Confectionery including hard and soft candy, nougats, etc. other than food categories 05.1, 05.3 and 05.4 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.4.1 Cooked fish and fish products 500 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 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.7 Dairy-based desserts (e.g. pudding, fruit or flavoured yoghurt) 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.4 Decorations (e.g. for fine bakery wares), toppings (non-fruit) and sweet sauces 500 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 13.6 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.3 Dietetic foods intended for special medical purposes (excluding products of food category 13.1) 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.4 Dietetic formulae for slimming purposes and weight reduction 300 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 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 03.0 Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.4 Egg-based desserts (e.g. custard) 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.4 Fat-based desserts excluding dairy-based dessert products of food category 01.7 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.10 Fermented fruit products 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.9.1 Fermented soybean paste (e.g., miso) 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.9.2.1 Fermented soybean sauce 500 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 12.9.2.3 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.2 Fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury) and mixes 170 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3.1 Fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms, marinated and/or in jelly 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3.2 Fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms, pickled and/or in brine 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.1.4 Flavoured fluid milk drinks 80 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.6 Food supplements 1,200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2.1 Frozen vegetables (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), seaweeds, and nuts and seeds 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.3 Fruit in vinegar, oil, or brine 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.3.1 Fruit nectar 80 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.8 Fruit preparations, including pulp, purees, fruit toppings and coconut milk 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.9 Fruit-based desserts, including fruit-flavoured water-based desserts 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.6 Fruit-based spreads (e.g. chutney) excluding products of food category 04.1.2.5 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.4 Fully preserved, including canned or fermented fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.3.2 Heat-treated processed comminuted meat, poultry, and game products 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.2.2 Heat-treated processed meat, poultry, and game products in whole pieces or cuts 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.5 Imitation chocolate, chocolate substitute products 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.5 Jams, jellies, marmelades 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.4 Mustards 320 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.4.2 Non-carbonated water-based flavoured drinks, including punches and ades 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 11.4 Other sugars and syrups (e.g. xylose, maple syrup, sugar toppings) 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 15.0 Ready-to-eat savouries 100 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 05.1.3 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.6 Sauces and like products 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.2.2 Seasonings and condiments 1,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3.4 Semi-preserved fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms (e.g. fish paste), excluding products of food categories 09.3.1 - 09.3.3 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.5 Soups and broths 110 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 11.6 Table-top sweeteners, including those containing high-intensity sweeteners GMP
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 04.2.2.5 200 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) 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.3.2 Vegetable nectar 80 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 160 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.3 Vinegars 300 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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