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Allura red AC (129)

Synonym(s)
  • CI (1975) No.16035
  • CI Food Red 17
  • FD&C Red No.40
Functional Classes
  • Colour

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GSFA Provisions for Allura red AC
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) 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.3 Breakfast cereals, including rolled oats 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.7 Candied fruit 300 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 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.5 Cereal and starch based desserts (e.g., rice pudding, tapioca pudding) 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.5 Cheese analogues 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.3 Chewing gum 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.2 Cider and perry 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.4 Cocoa and chocolate products 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.3 Cocoa-based spreads, including fillings 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.2 Confectionery including hard and soft candy, nougats, etc. other than food categories 05.1, 05.3 and 05.4 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.4.1 Cooked fish and fish products 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.4.2 Cooked mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 250 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.2 Crackers, excluding sweet crackers 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.7 Dairy-based desserts (e.g., pudding, fruit or flavoured yoghurt) 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.1.2 Dairy-based drinks, flavoured and/or fermented (e.g., chocolate milk, cocoa, eggnog, drinking yoghurt, whey-based drinks) 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.4 Decorations (e.g., for fine bakery wares), toppings (non-fruit) and sweet sauces 300 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 13.6 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.3 Dietetic foods intended for special medical purposes (excluding products of food category 13.1) 50 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.4 Dietetic formulae for slimming purposes and weight reduction 50 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.6 Distilled spirituous beverages containing more than 15% alcohol 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.4 Edible casings (e.g., sausage casings) 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 03.0 Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.4 Egg-based desserts (e.g., custard) 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.4 Fat-based desserts excluding dairy-based dessert products of food category 01.7 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.2 Fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury) and mixes 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.6 Food supplements 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.1 Fresh eggs 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.1 Frozen fish, fish fillets, and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.11 Fruit fillings for pastries 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.8 Fruit preparations, including pulp, purees, fruit toppings and coconut milk 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.9 Fruit-based desserts, including fruit-flavoured water-based desserts 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.3.2 Heat-treated processed comminuted meat, poultry, and game products 25 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.5 Imitation chocolate, chocolate substitute products 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.5 Jams, jellies, marmelades 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.4 Mustards 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.3 Other ordinary bakery products (e.g., bagels, pita, English muffins) 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 01.6.4 Processed cheese 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 15.2 Processed nuts, including coated nuts and nut mixtures (with e.g., dried fruit) 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.2.2 Rind of ripened cheese 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3.3 Salmon substitutes, caviar, and other fish roe products 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.6 Sauces and like products 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.2.2 Seasonings and condiments 300 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 - 09.3.3 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.5 Smoked, dried, fermented, and/or salted fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 15.1 Snacks - potato, cereal, flour or starch based (from roots and tubers, pulses and legumes) 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.5 Soups and broths 300 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 04.2.2.5 200 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 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.4 Water-based flavoured drinks, including "sport," "energy," or "electrolyte" drinks and particulated drinks 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.4 Wines (other than grape) 200 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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