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Caramel IV - sulfite ammonia caramel (150d)

Synonym(s)
  • Sulfite ammonia caramel
Functional Classes
  • Colour

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GSFA Provisions for Caramel IV - sulfite ammonia caramel
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) 2,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.2.1 Fermented milks (plain) 150 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.2.2 Renneted milk (plain) GMP
Food Category Hierarchy 01.3.2 Beverage whiteners 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.4.4 Cream analogues 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.5.2 Milk and cream powder analogues 5,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.1 Unripened cheese 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.2.1 Ripened cheese, includes rind 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.2.2 Rind of ripened cheese 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.4.2 Flavoured processed cheese, including containing fruit, vegetables, meat, etc. 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.6.5 Cheese analogues 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 01.7 Dairy-based desserts (e.g., pudding, fruit or flavoured yoghurt) 2,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.2.2 Fat spreads, dairy fat spreads and blended spreads 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 02.4 Fat-based desserts excluding dairy-based dessert products of food category 01.7 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 03.0 Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.3 Fruit in vinegar, oil, or brine 7,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.4 Canned or bottled (pasteurized) fruit 7,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.5 Jams, jellies, marmelades 1,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.6 Fruit-based spreads (e.g., chutney) excluding products of food category 04.1.2.5 500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.7 Candied fruit 7,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.8 Fruit preparations, including pulp, purees, fruit toppings and coconut milk 7,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.9 Fruit-based desserts, including fruit-flavoured water-based desserts 7,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.1.2.11 Fruit fillings for pastries 7,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 04.2.2 Processed vegetables (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), seaweeds, and nuts and seeds 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.2 Cocoa mixes (syrups) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.3 Cocoa-based spreads, including fillings 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.4 Cocoa and chocolate products 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.1.5 Imitation chocolate, chocolate substitute products 50,000 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 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.3 Chewing gum 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 05.4 Decorations (e.g., for fine bakery wares), toppings (non-fruit) and sweet sauces 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.3 Breakfast cereals, including rolled oats 2,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.4.2 Dried pastas and noodles and like products 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.4.3 Pre-cooked pastas and noodles and like products 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.5 Cereal and starch based desserts (e.g., rice pudding, tapioca pudding) 2,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.6 Batters (e.g., for breading or batters for fish or poultry) 2,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.7 Pre-cooked or processed rice products, including rice cakes (Oriental type only) 2,500 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 06.8.8 Other soybean protein products 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.2 Crackers, excluding sweet crackers 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.1.3 Other ordinary bakery products (e.g., bagels, pita, English muffins) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 07.2 Fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury) and mixes 1,200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 08.0 Meat and meat products, including poultry and game GMP
Food Category Hierarchy 09.2 Processed fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 30,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.3 Semi-preserved fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 30,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 09.4 Fully preserved, including canned or fermented fish and fish products, including mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms 30,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.1 Fresh eggs 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.2 Egg products 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.3 Preserved eggs, including alkaline, salted, and canned eggs 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 10.4 Egg-based desserts (e.g., custard) 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 11.6 Table-top sweeteners, including those containing high-intensity sweeteners 1,200 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.2 Herbs, spices, seasonings and condiments (e.g., seasoning for instant noodles) 10,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.3 Vinegars 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.4 Mustards 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.5 Soups and broths 25,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.6 Sauces and like products 30,000 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 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 12.9.2.1 Fermented soybean sauce 60,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.3 Dietetic foods intended for special medical purposes (excluding products of food category 13.1) 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.4 Dietetic formulae for slimming purposes and weight reduction 20,000 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 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 13.6 Food supplements 20,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.4 Water-based flavoured drinks, including "sport," "energy," or "electrolyte" drinks and particulated drinks 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.1.5 Coffee, coffee substitutes, tea, herbal infusions, and other hot cereal and grain beverages, excluding cocoa 10,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.1 Beer and malt beverages 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.2 Cider and perry 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.3.3 Fortified grape wine, grape liquor wine, and sweet grape wine 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.4 Wines (other than grape) 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.5 Mead 1,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.6 Distilled spirituous beverages containing more than 15% alcohol 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 14.2.7 Aromatized alcoholic beverages (e.g., beer, wine and spirituous cooler-type beverages, low alcoholic refreshers) 50,000 mg/kg
Food Category Hierarchy 15.0 Ready-to-eat savouries 10,000 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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