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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
951 Aspartame 3,000 mg/kg 11.4
263 Calcium acetate GMP 11.4
132 Indigotine (Indigo carmine) 300 mg/kg 11.4
950 Acesulfame potassium 1,000 mg/kg 11.4
956 Alitame 200 mg/kg 11.4
CHLOROPHYLLS AND CHLOROPHYLLINS, COPPER COMPLEXES 64 mg/kg 11.4
CYCLAMATES 500 mg/kg 11.4
129 Allura red AC 300 mg/kg 11.4
ASCORBYL ESTERS 200 mg/kg 11.4
161g Canthaxanthin 15 mg/kg 11.4
150c Caramel III - ammonia caramel 50,000 mg/kg 11.4
BENZOATES 1,000 mg/kg 11.4
331(i) Sodium dihydrogen citrate GMP 11.4
124 Ponceau 4R (Cochineal red A) 300 mg/kg 11.4
332(i) Potassium dihydrogen citrate GMP 11.4
RIBOFLAVINS 300 mg/kg 11.4
332(ii) Tripotassium citrate GMP 11.4
331(iii) Trisodium citrate GMP 11.4
477 Propylene glycol esters of fatty acids 5,000 mg/kg 11.4
CAROTENOIDS 50 mg/kg 11.4
955 Sucralose (Trichlorogalactosucrose) 1,500 mg/kg 11.4
SULFITES 40 mg/kg 11.4
SACCHARINS 300 mg/kg 11.4
SORBATES 1,000 mg/kg 11.4
160a(ii) beta-Carotenes, vegetable 50 mg/kg 11.4
504(i) Magnesium carbonate GMP 11.4
504(ii) Magnesium hydroxide carbonate GMP 11.4
528 Magnesium hydroxide GMP 11.4
961 Neotame 70 mg/kg 11.4
PHOSPHATES 1,320 mg/kg 11.4
HYDROXYBENZOATES, PARA- 100 mg/kg 11.4

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


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