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Other soybean sauces (

Non-emulsified sauce made from fermented soybean sauce and/or non-fermented soybean sauce, with or without sugar, with or without caramelization process.

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

GSFA Provisions for Food Category
INS No. Food Additive or Group Max Level Notes Defined In
150c Caramel III - ammonia caramel 20,000 mg/kg
PHOSPHATES 1,200 mg/kg 12.9
SORBATES 1,000 mg/kg
960 Steviol glycosides 165 mg/kg

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

GSFA Table 3 Provisions

The following additives, as indicated by Table 3, may be used in this food category under the conditions of good manufacturing practice (GMP) as outlined in the Preamble of the Codex GSFA.

INS No. Food Additive or Group Acceptable in Foods Conforming to the Following Commodity Standards
140 Chlorophylls
150a Caramel I – plain caramel
160d(i) Lycopene, synthetic
160d(ii) Lycopene, tomato
160d(iii) Lycopene, Blakeslea trispora
162 Beet red
170(i) Calcium carbonate
171 Titanium dioxide
260 Acetic acid, glacial
261 Potassium acetates
262(i) Sodium acetate
263 Calcium acetate
270 Lactic acid, L-, D- and DL-
280 Propionic acid
281 Sodium propionate
282 Calcium propionate
283 Potassium propionate
290 Carbon dioxide
296 Malic acid, DL-
297 Fumaric acid
300 Ascorbic acid, L-
301 Sodium ascorbate
302 Calcium ascorbate
303 Potassium ascorbate
315 Erythorbic Acid (Isoascorbic acid)
316 Sodium erythorbate (Sodium isoascorbate)
322(i) Lecithin
325 Sodium lactate
326 Potassium lactate
327 Calcium lactate
329 Magnesium lactate, DL-
330 Citric acid
331(i) Sodium dihydrogen citrate
CS 96-1981
CS 97-1981
CS 89-1981
331(iii) Trisodium citrate
CS 96-1981
CS 97-1981
CS 89-1981
332(i) Potassium dihydrogen citrate
332(ii) Tripotassium citrate
333(iii) Tricalcium citrate
350(i) Sodium hydrogen DL-malate
350(ii) Sodium DL-malate
351(ii) Potassium malate
352(ii) Calcium malate, DL-
365 Sodium fumarates
380 Triammonium citrate
400 Alginic acid
401 Sodium alginate
402 Potassium alginate
403 Ammonium alginate
404 Calcium alginate
406 Agar
CS 96-1981
CS 97-1981
407 Carrageenan
CS 96-1981
CS 97-1981
407a Processed eucheuma seaweed (PES)
410 Carob bean gum
412 Guar gum
413 Tragacanth gum
414 Gum arabic (Acacia gum)
415 Xanthan gum
416 Karaya gum
417 Tara gum
418 Gellan gum
420(i) Sorbitol
420(ii) Sorbitol syrup
421 Mannitol
422 Glycerol
424 Curdlan
425 Konjac flour
427 Cassia gum
440 Pectins
457 Cyclodextrin, alpha-
458 Cyclodextrin, gamma-
460(i) Microcrystalline cellulose (Cellulose gel)
460(ii) Powdered cellulose
461 Methyl cellulose
462 Ethyl cellulose
463 Hydroxypropyl cellulose
464 Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose
465 Methyl ethyl cellulose
466 Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (Cellulose gum)
467 Ethyl hydroxyethyl cellulose
468 Cross-linked sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (Cross-linked-cellulose gum)
469 Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, enzymatically hydrolysed (Cellulose gum, enzymatically hydrolyzed)
470(i) Salts of myristic, palmitic and stearic acids with ammonia, calcium, potassium and sodium
470(ii) Salts of oleic acid with calcium, potassium and sodium
471 Mono- and di-glycerides of fatty acids
472a Acetic and fatty acid esters of glycerol
472b Lactic and fatty acid esters of glycerol
472c Citric and fatty acid esters of glycerol
500(i) Sodium carbonate
500(ii) Sodium hydrogen carbonate
500(iii) Sodium sesquicarbonate
501(i) Potassium carbonate
501(ii) Potassium hydrogen carbonate
503(i) Ammonium carbonate
503(ii) Ammonium hydrogen carbonate
504(i) Magnesium carbonate
504(ii) Magnesium hydroxide carbonate
507 Hydrochloric acid
508 Potassium chloride
CS 98-1981
CS 96-1981
CS 97-1981
CS 88-1981
CS 89-1981
509 Calcium chloride
510 Ammonium chloride
511 Magnesium chloride
514(i) Sodium sulfate
514(ii) Sodium hydrogen sulfate
515(i) Potassium sulfate
515(ii) Potassium hydrogen sulfate
516 Calcium sulfate
518 Magnesium sulfate
524 Sodium hydroxide
525 Potassium hydroxide
526 Calcium hydroxide
527 Ammonium hydroxide
528 Magnesium hydroxide
529 Calcium oxide
530 Magnesium oxide
551 Silicon dioxide, amorphous
552 Calcium silicate
553(i) Magnesium silicate, synthetic
553(iii) Talc
575 Glucono delta-lactone
576 Sodium gluconate
577 Potassium gluconate
578 Calcium gluconate
580 Magnesium gluconate
620 Glutamic acid, L(+)-
621 Monosodium L-glutamate
CS 98-1981
CS 96-1981
CS 97-1981
CS 89-1981
622 Monopotassium L-glutamate
623 Calcium di-L-glutamate
624 Monoammonium L-glutamate
625 Magnesium di-L-glutamate
626 Guanylic acid, 5'-
627 Disodium 5'-guanylate
CS 98-1981
CS 96-1981
CS 97-1981
CS 89-1981
628 Dipotassium 5'-guanylate
629 Calcium 5'-guanylate
630 Inosinic acid, 5'-
631 Disodium 5'-inosinate
CS 98-1981
CS 96-1981
CS 97-1981
CS 89-1981
632 Potassium 5’-inosinate
633 Calcium 5'-inosinate
634 Calcium 5'-ribonucleotides
635 Disodium 5'-ribonucleotides
941 Nitrogen
942 Nitrous oxide
944 Propane
953 Isomalt (Hydrogenated isomaltulose)
957 Thaumatin
964 Polyglycitol syrup
965(i) Maltitol
965(ii) Maltitol syrup
966 Lactitol
967 Xylitol
968 Erythritol
1100(i) alpha-Amylase from Aspergillus oryzae var.
1100(ii) alpha-Amylase from Bacillus stearothermophilus
1100(iii) alpha-Amylase from Bacillus subtilis
1100(iv) alpha-Amylase from Bacillus megaterium expressed in Bacillus subtilis
1100(v) alpha-Amylase from Bacillus stearothermophilus expressed in Bacillus subtilis
1100(vi) Carbohydrase from Bacillus licheniformis
1101(i) Protease
1101(ii) Papain
1101(iii) Bromelain
1102 Glucose oxidase
1104 Lipases
1200 Polydextroses
1202 Polyvinylpyrrolidone, insoluble
1204 Pullulan
1400 Dextrins, roasted starch
1401 Acid-treated starch
1402 Alkaline treated starch
1403 Bleached starch
1404 Oxidized starch
1405 Starches, enzyme treated
1410 Monostarch phosphate
1412 Distarch phosphate
1413 Phosphated distarch phosphate
1414 Acetylated distarch phosphate
1420 Starch acetate
1422 Acetylated distarch adipate
1440 Hydroxypropyl starch
1442 Hydroxypropyl distarch phosphate
1450 Starch sodium octenyl succinate
1451 Acetylated oxidized starch
1504(i) Cyclotetraglucose
1504(ii) Cyclotetraglucose syrup
1518 Triacetin

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