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Propylene glycol esters of fatty acids (477)

Synonym(s)
  • Propane-1,2-diol esters of fatty acids
Functional Classes
  • Emulsifier

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GSFA Provisions for Propylene glycol esters of fatty acids
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) 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.8 Fruit preparations, including pulp, purees, fruit toppings and coconut milk 40,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.1.2 Vegetable oils and fats 10,000 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 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.1.3 Lard, tallow, fish oil, and other animal fats 10,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.11 Fruit fillings for pastries 40,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.3 Dietetic foods intended for special medical purposes (excluding products of food category 13.1) 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.9 Fruit-based desserts, including fruit-flavoured water-based desserts 40,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.3.2 Beverage whiteners 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.4 Fat-based desserts excluding dairy-based dessert products of food category 01.7 40,000 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 30,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.5 Cereal and starch based desserts (e.g., rice pudding, tapioca pudding) 40,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.7 Dairy-based desserts (e.g., pudding, fruit or flavoured yoghurt) 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.4 Egg-based desserts (e.g., custard) 40,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.4 Decorations (e.g., for fine bakery wares), toppings (non-fruit) and sweet sauces 40,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 11.4 Other sugars and syrups (e.g., xylose, maple syrup, sugar toppings) 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 03.0 Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.3 Chewing gum 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.4 Water-based flavoured drinks, including "sport," "energy," or "electrolyte" drinks and particulated drinks 500 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 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.5.2 Milk and cream powder analogues 100,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.4 Dietetic formulae for slimming purposes and weight reduction 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.2.2 Fat spreads, dairy fat spreads and blended spreads 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.0 Bakery wares 15,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.4.3 Pre-cooked pastas and noodles and like products 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.4.4 Cream analogues 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.1 Cocoa mixes (powders) and cocoa mass/cake 5,000 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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