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Other sugars and syrups (e.g., xylose, maple syrup, sugar toppings) (11.4)

Description:
Includes all types of table syrups (e.g., maple syrup), syrups for fine bakery wares and ices (e.g., caramel syrup, flavoured syrups), and decorative sugar toppings (e.g., coloured sugar crystals for cookies).

This page provides information on the food additive provisions that are acceptable for use in foods conforming to the food category.

This food category is listed in the Annex to Table 3. Unless specifically indicated below, food additive provisions implied by Table 3 do not automatically apply to this category.

GSFA Provisions for Food Category 11.4
INS No. Food Additive or Group Max Level Notes Defined In
161g Canthaxanthin 15 mg/kg 11.4
SULFITES 40 mg/kg 11.4
CAROTENOIDS 50 mg/kg 11.4
160a(ii) beta-Carotenes, vegetable 50 mg/kg 11.4
CHLOROPHYLLS AND CHLOROPHYLLINS, COPPER COMPLEXES 64 mg/kg 11.4
961 Neotame 70 mg/kg 11.4
HYDROXYBENZOATES, PARA- 100 mg/kg 11.4
956 Alitame 200 mg/kg 11.4
ASCORBYL ESTERS 200 mg/kg 11.4
129 Allura red AC 300 mg/kg 11.4
132 Indigotine (Indigo carmine) 300 mg/kg 11.4
RIBOFLAVINS 300 mg/kg 11.4
SACCHARINS 300 mg/kg 11.4
124 Ponceau 4R (Cochineal red A) 300 mg/kg 11.4
CYCLAMATES 500 mg/kg 11.4
SORBATES 1,000 mg/kg 11.4
950 Acesulfame potassium 1,000 mg/kg 11.4
BENZOATES 1,000 mg/kg 11.4
PHOSPHATES 1,320 mg/kg 11.4
955 Sucralose (Trichlorogalactosucrose) 1,500 mg/kg 11.4
951 Aspartame 3,000 mg/kg 11.4
477 Propylene glycol esters of fatty acids 5,000 mg/kg 11.4
150c Caramel III - ammonia caramel 50,000 mg/kg 11.4
1412 Distarch phosphate GMP 11.4
418 Gellan gum GMP 11.4
1404 Oxidized starch GMP 11.4
440 Pectins GMP 11.4
332(i) Potassium dihydrogen citrate GMP 11.4
460(ii) Powdered cellulose GMP 11.4
407a Processed eucheuma seaweed (PES) GMP 11.4
412 Guar gum GMP 11.4
414 Gum arabic (Acacia gum) GMP 11.4
463 Hydroxypropyl cellulose GMP 11.4
1442 Hydroxypropyl distarch phosphate GMP 11.4
464 Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose GMP 11.4
1440 Hydroxypropyl starch GMP 11.4
403 Ammonium alginate GMP 11.4
263 Calcium acetate GMP 11.4
404 Calcium alginate GMP 11.4
471 Mono- and di-glycerides of fatty acids GMP 11.4
1410 Monostarch phosphate GMP 11.4
1413 Phosphated distarch phosphate GMP 11.4
413 Tragacanth gum GMP 11.4
332(ii) Tripotassium citrate GMP 11.4
331(iii) Trisodium citrate GMP 11.4
415 Xanthan gum GMP 11.4
1414 Acetylated distarch phosphate GMP 11.4
1401 Acid-treated starch GMP 11.4
406 Agar GMP 11.4
400 Alginic acid GMP 11.4
1402 Alkaline treated starch GMP 11.4
410 Carob bean gum GMP 11.4
407 Carrageenan GMP 11.4
472c Citric and fatty acid esters of glycerol GMP 11.4
1403 Bleached starch GMP 11.4
416 Karaya gum GMP 11.4
425 Konjac flour GMP 11.4
472b Lactic and fatty acid esters of glycerol GMP 11.4
322(i) Lecithin GMP 11.4
504(i) Magnesium carbonate GMP 11.4
511 Magnesium chloride GMP 11.4
504(ii) Magnesium hydroxide carbonate GMP 11.4
528 Magnesium hydroxide GMP 11.4
466 Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (Cellulose gum) GMP 11.4
331(i) Sodium dihydrogen citrate GMP 11.4
1405 Starches, enzyme treated GMP 11.4
470(i) Salts of myristic, palmitic and stearic acids with ammonia, calcium, potassium and sodium GMP 11.4
472a Acetic and fatty acid esters of glycerol GMP 11.4
1422 Acetylated distarch adipate GMP 11.4
421 Mannitol GMP 11.4
461 Methyl cellulose GMP 11.4
465 Methyl ethyl cellulose GMP 11.4
460(i) Microcrystalline cellulose (Cellulose gel) GMP 11.4
1200 Polydextroses GMP 11.4
402 Potassium alginate GMP 11.4
470(ii) Salts of oleic acid with calcium, potassium and sodium GMP 11.4
401 Sodium alginate GMP 11.4

Items in uppercase (e.g. PHOSPHATES) refer to food additive groups.


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