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Brilliant blue FCF (133)

Synonym(s)
  • CI (1975) No. 42900
  • CI Food Blue 2
  • FD&C Blue No.1
Functional Classes
  • Colour

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GSFA Provisions for Brilliant blue FCF
Number Food Category Max Level Notes
Food Category Hierarchy 01.1.2 Dairy-based drinks, flavoured and/or fermented (e.g., chocolate milk, cocoa, eggnog, drinking yoghurt, whey-based drinks) 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.2.2 Rind of ripened cheese 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.5 Cheese analogues 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.7 Dairy-based desserts (e.g., pudding, fruit or flavoured yoghurt) 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.3 Fat emulsions mainly of type oil-in-water, including mixed and/or flavoured products based on fat emulsions 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.4 Fat-based desserts excluding dairy-based dessert products of food category 01.7 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 03.0 Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.4 Canned or bottled (pasteurized) fruit 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.5 Jams, jellies, marmelades 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.6 Fruit-based spreads (e.g., chutney) excluding products of food category 04.1.2.5 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.7 Candied fruit 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.8 Fruit preparations, including pulp, purees, fruit toppings and coconut milk 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.9 Fruit-based desserts, including fruit-flavoured water-based desserts 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.11 Fruit fillings for pastries 250 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 500 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 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 04.2.2.5 100 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 12.9.2.3 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.3 Cocoa-based spreads, including fillings 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.4 Cocoa and chocolate products 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.5 Imitation chocolate, chocolate substitute products 100 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 05.3 Chewing gum 300 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 06.3 Breakfast cereals, including rolled oats 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.5 Cereal and starch based desserts (e.g., rice pudding, tapioca pudding) 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1 Bread and ordinary bakery wares 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.2 Fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury) and mixes 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.0 Meat and meat products, including poultry and game 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.1.1 Fresh fish 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.1.2 Fresh mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.1 Frozen fish, fish fillets, and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.2 Frozen battered fish, fish fillets, and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.3 Frozen minced and creamed fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.4.1 Cooked fish and fish products 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.4.2 Cooked mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2.4.3 Fried fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3.1 Fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms, marinated and/or in jelly 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3.2 Fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms, pickled and/or in brine 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3.3 Salmon substitutes, caviar, and other fish roe products 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.4 Fully preserved, including canned or fermented fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.1 Fresh eggs GMP
Food Category Hierarchy 10.4 Egg-based desserts (e.g., custard) 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.2.2 Seasonings and condiments 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.4 Mustards 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.5 Soups and broths 50 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.6 Sauces and like products 100 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 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 13.6 Food supplements 300 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.4 Water-based flavoured drinks, including "sport," "energy," or "electrolyte" drinks and particulated drinks 100 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.2 Cider and perry 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.4 Wines (other than grape) 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.6 Distilled spirituous beverages containing more than 15% alcohol 200 mg/kg
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 15.1 Snacks - potato, cereal, flour or starch based (from roots and tubers, pulses and legumes) 200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 15.2 Processed nuts, including coated nuts and nut mixtures (with e.g., dried fruit) 100 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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