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Standard 1.3.1 Food Standards as amended, taking into account amendments up to Food Standards (Application A1047 – Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose as a Food Additive in Wine) Variation
This standard regulates the use of food additives in the production and processing of food.
Administered by: Health
Registered 22 Nov 2011
Start Date 17 Nov 2011
End Date 05 Sep 2012
Date of repeal 01 Mar 2016
Repealed by Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 5.1.1 - Revocation and Transitional Provisions - 2014 revision
Table of contents.

0                 GENERAL PROVISIONS

0.1             Preparations of food additives

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 & 4 must not be added to preparations of food additives unless expressly permitted below.

 

 

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

216

Propyl p-hydroxybenzoate (propylparaben)

2500

mg/kg

 

 

 

218

Methyl p-hydroxybenzoate (methylparaben)

2500

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

350

mg/kg

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

304

Ascorbyl palmitate

GMP

 

 

 

 

306

Tocopherols concentrate mixed

GMP

 

 

 

 

307

Tocopherol, d-alpha-, concentrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

308

Synthetic gamma-tocopherol

GMP

 

 

 

 

309

Synthetic delta-tocopherol

GMP

 

 

 

 

310

Propyl gallate

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

311

Octyl gallate

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

312

Dodecyl gallate

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

319

Tertiary butylhydroquinone

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

320

Butylated hydroxyanisole

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

385

Calcium disodium EDTA

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

                   baking compounds

 

541

 

Sodium aluminium phosphate

GMP

 

 

 


                   colourings


 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 and 4

 

 

 

 

 

-

Ethanol

 

GMP

 

 

 


                   flavourings

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 and 4

 

 

 

 


 

-

Benzyl alcohol

500

mg/kg

 

In the final food

 

-

Ethanol

GMP

 

 

 

 

-

Ethyl acetate

GMP

 

 

 

 

-

Glycerol diacetate

GMP

 

 

 

 

-

Glyceryl monoacetate

GMP

 

 

 

 

-

Isopropyl alcohol

1000

mg/kg

 

In the final food

 

320

Butylated hydroxyanisole

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

1505

Triethyl citrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

                   rennetting enzymes

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

9000

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

9000

mg/kg

 

 

 

1                 DAIRY PRODUCTS (excluding butter and butter fats)

1.1             Liquid milk and liquid milk based drinks

1.1.1          Liquid milk (including buttermilk)

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to liquid milk (including buttermilk) unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

-

Additives in Schedule 2

 

 

 

UHT goat milk only

 

1.1.2          Liquid milk products and flavoured liquid milk*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

40

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

115

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

 

1100

mg/kg

 

 

1.1.3          Liquid milk to which phytosterols, phytostanols or their esters have been added

 

401

Sodium alginate

2000

mg/kg

 

 

 

407

Carrageenan

2000

mg/kg

 

 

 

412 

Guar gum

2000

mg/kg

 

 

 

471

Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids

2000

mg/kg

 

 

 

460

Microcrystalline cellulose

 

5000

mg/kg

 

 

1.2             Fermented and rennetted milk products

1.2.1          Fermented milk and rennetted milk

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2, 3 & 4 must not be added to fermented milk and rennetted milk

 

 

 

 

1.2.2          Fermented milk products and rennetted milk products*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

60

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

60

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

175

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1100

mg/kg

 

 


1.3             Condensed milk and evaporated milk*

1.4             Cream and cream products

1.4.1          Cream, reduced cream and light cream

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2, 3 & 4 must not be added to cream, reduced cream and light cream unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

-

Additives in Schedule 2

 

 

 

UHT creams and creams receiving equivalent or greater heat treatments only

 

1.4.2          Cream products (flavoured, whipped, thickened, sour cream etc)*

 

234

Nisin

 

10

mg/kg

 

 

                   whipped thickened light cream

 

475

Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

1.5             Dried milk, milk powder, cream powder*

 

304

Ascorbyl palmitate

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

320

Butylated hydroxyanisole

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

343

Magnesium phosphates

10000

mg/kg

 

 

 

431

Polyoxyethylene (40) stearate

GMP

 

 

 

 

530

Magnesium oxide

10000

mg/kg

 

 

 

542

Bone phosphate

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

555

 

Potassium aluminium silicate

GMP

 

 

 

1.6             Cheese and cheese products*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

50

mg/kg

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

3000

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

234

Nisin

GMP

 

 

 

 

235

Pimaricin (natamycin)

15

mg/kg

 

on cheese surfaces, based on individual cheese weight

 

251 252

Nitrates (potassium and sodium salts)

50

mg/kg

 

calculated as nitrate ion

 

338

Phosphoric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

555

Potassium aluminium silicate

10000

mg/kg

 

 

 

560

Potassium silicate

 

10000

mg/kg

 

 

1.6.1          Soft cheese, cream cheese and processed cheese

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

                   Mozzarella cheese

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

1.6.2          Hard cheese and semi-hard cheese

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

1

mg/ cm2

 

applied to the surface of food; maximum level determined in a surface sample taken to a depth of not less than 3 mm and not more than 5 mm.

 

2                 EDIBLE OILS AND OIL EMULSIONS

 

160b

Annatto extracts

20

mg/kg

 

 

 

304

Ascorbyl palmitate

GMP

 

 

 

 

306

Tocopherols concentrate mixed

GMP

 

 

 

 

307

Tocopherol, d-alpha-, concentrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

308

Synthetic gamma-tocopherol

GMP

 

 

 

 

309

Synthetic delta-tocopherol

GMP

 

 

 

 

310

Propyl gallate

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

311

Octyl gallate

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

312

Dodecyl gallate

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

319

Tertiary butylhydroquinone

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

320

Butylated hydroxyanisole

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

321

Butylated hydroxytoluene

 

100

mg/kg

 

 

2.1             Edible oils essentially free of water*

 

475

Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids

20000

mg/kg

 

shortening only

 

476

Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acids

20000

mg/kg

 

shortening only

 

900a

Polydimethylsiloxane

10

mg/kg

 

frying oils only

 

                   olive oil

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 & 4 must not be added to olive oil.

 

 

 

 

2.2             Oil emulsions (water in oil)

2.2.1          Oil emulsions (>80% oil)

2.2.1.1       Butter

 

 

Additives must not be added to butter unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

160a

Carotenes

GMP

 

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

20

mg/kg

 

 

 

160e

Carotenal, b-apo-8’-

GMP

 

 

 

 

160f

Carotenal, b-apo-8’-, methyl or ethyl esters

GMP

 

 

 

 

508

Potassium chloride

 

GMP

 

 

 

2.2.1.2       Butter products*

2.2.1.3       Margarine and similar products*

 

475

Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

476

Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acids

 

5000

mg/kg

 

 

2.2.2          Oil emulsions (<80% oil)*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

2000

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

234

Nisin

GMP

 

 

 

 

281

Sodium propionate

GMP

 

 

 

 

282

Calcium propionate

GMP

 

 

 

 

475

Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

476

Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acids

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

3                 ICE CREAM AND EDIBLE ICES*

 

123

Amaranth

290

mg/kg

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

25

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

2200

mg/kg

 

 

                   Ice confection sold in liquid form

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

25

mg/kg

 

 

 

4                 FRUITS AND VEGETABLES (including fungi, nuts, seeds, herbs and spices)

4.1             Unprocessed fruits and vegetables

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2, 3 & 4 must not be added to unprocessed fruits and vegetables unless expressly permitted below

Permissions for sulphur dioxide when used as an agricultural chemical are contained in Standard 1.4.2

 

 

 

 

4.1.1          Untreated fruits and vegetables

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2, 3 & 4 must not be added to unprocessed fruits and vegetables.

 

 

 

 

4.1.2          Surface treated fruits and vegetables

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2, 3 & 4 must not be added to surface treated fruits and vegetables unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

342

Ammonium phosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

473

Sucrose esters of fatty acids

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

901

Beeswax, white and yellow

GMP

 

 

 

 

903

Carnauba wax

GMP

 

 

 

 

904

Shellac

GMP

 

 

 

                   citrus fruit

 

914

Oxidised polyethylene

250

mg/kg

 

 

 

1520

Propylene glycol

30000

mg/kg

 

 

 

                   walnut and pecan nut kernels

 

304

Ascorbyl palmitate

GMP

mg/kg

 

 

 

320

Butylated hydroxyanisole

70

mg/kg

 

 

 

321

Butylated hydroxytoluene

70

mg/kg

 

 

 

4.1.3          Fruits and vegetables that are peeled, cut, or both peeled and cut

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 & 4 must not be added to peeled and/or cut  fruits and vegetables unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

 

375

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

 

200

mg/kg

 

 

                   products for manufacturing purposes

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

200

mg/kg

 

apples and potatoes only

                   root and tuber vegetables

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

50

mg/kg

 

 

 

920

L-cysteine monohydrochloride

GMP

 

 

 

 

4.2             Frozen unprocessed fruits and vegetables

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2, 3 & 4 must not be added to frozen unprocessed  fruits and vegetables unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

Note:  additives permitted in category 4.1 may be present in category 4.2 due to carry-over.

                   frozen avocado

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

300

mg/kg

 

 

4.3             Processed fruits and vegetables*

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

 

20

mg/kg

 

ginger only

                   mushrooms in brine or water and not commercially sterile

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

 

500

mg/kg

 

 

                   preserved cherries known as maraschino cherries, cocktail cherries or glace cherries

 

127

Erythrosine

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

 

1000

mg/kg

 

 

                   tomato products pH < 4.5

 

234

Nisin

 

GMP

 

 

 

4.3.1          Dried fruits and vegetables*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

 

3000

mg/kg

 

 

                   desiccated coconut

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

50

mg/kg

 

 

4.3.2          Fruits and vegetables in vinegar, oil, brine or alcohol*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

3000

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

40

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

160

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

6800

mg/kg

 

 

                   products made from bleached vegetables

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

750

mg/kg

 

 

4.3.3          Commercially sterile fruits and vegetables in hermetically sealed containers*

 

512

 

Stannous chloride

100

mg/kg

 

asparagus not in direct contact with tin only

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

952

Cyclamates

1350

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

110

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1100

mg/kg

 

 

4.3.4          Fruit and vegetable spreads including jams, chutneys and related products*

 

123

Amaranth

290

mg/kg

 

 

 

281

Sodium propionate

GMP

 

 

 

 

282

Calcium propionate

GMP

 

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

3000

mg/kg

 

 

 

952

Cyclamates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

1500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

6800

mg/kg

 

 

                   low joule chutneys, low joule jams and low joule spreads

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

285

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

 

450

mg/kg

 

 

4.3.5          Candied fruits and vegetables*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

2000

mg/kg

 

 

4.3.6          Fruit and vegetable preparations including pulp*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

350

mg/kg

 

 

 

234

Nisin

GMP

 

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

 

210

mg/kg

 

 

                   chilli paste

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

 

3000

mg/kg

 

 

                   fruit and vegetable preparations for manufacturing purposes

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

1000

mg/kg

 

 

4.3.7          Fermented fruit and vegetable products*

                   lactic acid fermented fruits and vegetables*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

 

500

mg/kg

 

 

4.3.8          Other fruit and vegetable based products*

                   dried instant mashed potato

 

304

Ascorbyl palmitate

GMP

 

 

 

 

320

Butylated hydroxyanisole

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

                   imitation fruit

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

 

3000

mg/kg

 

 

                   rehydrated legumes

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

5                 CONFECTIONERY

 

123

Amaranth

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

25

mg/kg

 

 

 

173

Aluminium

GMP

 

 

 

 

174

Silver

GMP

 

 

 

 

175

Gold

GMP

 

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

2000

mg/kg

 

Clause 4 limits do not apply to the

 

951

Aspartame

10000

mg/kg

 

use of permitted

 

955

Sucralose

2500

mg/kg

 

sweeteners in

 

956

Alitame

300

mg/kg

 

chewing gum and bubble gum

 

961

Neotame

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

4500

mg/kg

 

 

                   fruit filling for confectionery containing not less than 200 g/kg of fruit

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium. potassium and calcium sorbates

 

500

mg/kg

 

 

5.1             Chocolate and cocoa products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 & 4 must not be added to chocolate and cocoa products unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

Colours permitted on the surface of chocolate only

 

 

 

476

Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acids

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

 

477

Propylene glycol esters of fatty acids

4000

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

 

550

mg/kg

 

 

 

5.2             Sugar confectionery*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

 

1100

mg/kg

 

 

                   bubble gum and chewing gum

 

304

Ascorbyl palmitate

GMP

 

 

 

 

310

Propyl gallate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

320

Butylated hydroxyanisole

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

321

Butylated hydroxytoluene

 

200

mg/kg

 

 

                   low joule chewing gum

 

952

Cyclamates

20000

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

 

1500

mg/kg

 

 

5.3             not assigned

5.4             icings and frostings*

 

127

Erythrosine

2

mg/kg

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1500

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

6                 CEREALS AND CEREAL PRODUCTS

6.1             Cereals (whole and broken grains)

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to cereals (whole and broken grains) unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

471

Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids

 

GMP

 

 

precooked rice only

6.2             Flours, meals and starches

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to flours, meals and starches

 

 

 

 

note: flour, meal and starch products (e.g. self raising flour, bakers flour) sold at wholesale or retail for use in the preparation of other foods may contain such additives as are permitted in those foods in accordance with clause 8.

 

6.3             Processed cereal and meal products*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

100

mg/kg

 

extruded and/or puffed cereal products only

 

960

Steviol glycosides

 

250

mg/kg

 

 

6.3.1          Cooked rice

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

 

200

mg/kg

 

 

6.4             Flour products (including noodles and pasta)*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

25

mg/kg

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

300

mg/kg

 

 



 

234

Nisin

250

mg/kg

 

Flour products that are cooked on hot plates only e.g. crumpets, pikelets, and flapjacks.

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

200

mg/kg

 

Cooked pasta and noodles only

 

280 281 282 283 

Propionic acid and sodiumand potassium and calcium propionates

2000

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

450

mg/kg

 

 

 

7                 BREADS AND BAKERY PRODUCTS*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1200

mg/kg

 

 

 

280 281 282 283

Propionic acid and sodiumand potassium and calcium propionates

 

4000

mg/kg

 

 

7.1             Breads and related products*

                   fancy breads

 

960

Steviol glycosides

 

160

mg/kg

 

 

7.2             Biscuits, cakes and pastries*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

25

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

475

Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids

15000

mg/kg

 

cake only

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

160

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

450

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

8                 MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS (including poultry and game)

 

8.1             Raw meat, poultry and game

 

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to raw meat, poultry and game unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

                   poultry

 

 

262

Sodium acetates

 

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

8.2             Processed meat, poultry and game products in whole cuts or pieces*

 

 

234

Nisin

12.5

mg/kg

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

 

200

mg/kg

 

 

                   commercially sterile canned cured meat

 

 

249 250

Nitrites (potassium and sodium salts)

 

50

mg/kg

 

 

 

                   cured meat

total of nitrates and nitrites, calculated as sodium nitrite

 

 

249 250

Nitrites (potassium and sodium salts)

125

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

                   dried meat

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1500

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

249 250

Nitrites (potassium and sodium salts)

125

mg/kg

 

total of nitrates and nitrites, calculated as sodium nitrite

 

 

                   slow dried cured meat

 

 

 

249 250

Nitrites (potassium and sodium salts)

125

mg/kg

 

total of nitrates and nitrites, calculated

 

 

251 252

Nitrates (potassium and sodium salts)

500

mg/kg

 

assodium nitrite

 

 

8.3             Processed comminuted meat, poultry and game products*

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

234

Nisin

12.5

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

315

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

249 250

Nitrites (potassium and sodium salts)

125

mg/kg

 

total of nitrates and nitrites, calculated as sodium nitrite

 

 

                   fermented, uncooked processed comminuted meat products

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1500

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

235

Pimaricin (natamycin)

1.2

mg/ dm2

 

when determined in a surface sample taken to a depth of not less than 3 mm and not more than 5 mm including the casing, applied to the surface of food.

 

 

251 252

Nitrates (potassium and sodium salts)

500

mg/kg

 

total of nitrates and nitrites, calculated as sodium nitrite

 

 

                   sausage and sausage meat containing raw, unprocessed meat

 

 

 

Additives must not be added to sausage and sausage meat containing raw, unprocessed meat, unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

-

 

Additives in Schedule 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

 

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

8.4             Edible casings*

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

8.5             Animal protein products*

 

 

9                 FISH AND FISH PRODUCTS

9.1             Unprocessed fish and fish fillets (including frozen and thawed)

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3&4 must not be present in unprocessed fish and fish fillets (including frozen and thawed) unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

                   frozen fish

 

300 301 302 303

Ascorbic acid and sodium, calcium and potassium ascorbates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

315 316

Erythorbic acid and sodium erythorbate

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

339 340 341

Sodium, potassium and calcium phosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

450

Pyrophosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

451

Triphosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

452

Polyphosphates

 

GMP

 

 

 

                   uncooked crustacea

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

300 301 302 303

Ascorbic acid and sodium, calcium and potassium ascorbates

GMP

 

 

 

 

315 316

Erythorbic acid and sodium erythorbate

GMP

 

 

 

 

330 331 332 333 380

Citric acid and sodium, potassium, calcium and ammonium citrates

GMP

 

 

 

 

500

Sodium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

504

Magnesium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

586

4-hexylresorcinol

 

GMP

 

 

 

9.2             Processed fish and fish products*

                   cooked crustacea

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

 

30

mg/kg

 

 

                   roe

 

123

 

Amaranth

 

300

mg/kg

 

 

9.3             Semi preserved fish and fish products*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

2500

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

2500

mg/kg

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

 

400

mg/kg

 

 

                   roe

 

123

 

Amaranth

 

300

mg/kg

 

 

9.4             Fully preserved fish including canned fish products*

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

30

mg/kg

 

 

 

385

Calcium disodium EDTA

 

250

mg/kg

 

 

                   canned abalone (paua)

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

 

1000

mg/kg

 

 

                   roe

 

123

Amaranth

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

10              EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS

10.1           Eggs

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to eggs

 

 

 

 

10.2           Liquid egg products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 & 4 must not be added to liquid egg productsunless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

234

Nisin

GMP

 

 

 

 

1505

Triethyl citrate

 

1250

mg/kg

 

liquid white only

10.3           Frozen egg products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 & 4 must not be added to frozen egg products

 

 

 

 

10.4           Dried or heat coagulated egg products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 & 4 must not be added to dried or heat coagulated egg products

 

 

 

 

 

11              SUGARS, HONEY AND RELATED PRODUCTS

11.1           Sugar

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to sugar unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

460

Cellulose, microcrystalline and powdered

 

GMP

 

 

 

                   rainbow sugar*

 

-

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 and 4

 

 

 

 

11.2           Sugars and syrups

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to sugars and syrups unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

450

mg/kg

 

 

11.3           Honey and related products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to honey and related products

 

 

 

 

11.3.1        Dried honey

 

-

Additives in Schedule 2

 

 

 

 

 

11.4.          Tabletop sweeteners*

 

636

Maltol

GMP

 

 

 

 

637

Ethyl maltol

GMP

 

 

 

 

640

Glycine

GMP

 

 

 

 

641

L-Leucine

GMP

 

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

GMP

 

 

 

 

952

Cyclamates

GMP

 

 

 

 

956

Alitame

GMP

 

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

GMP

 

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

GMP

 

 

 

 

1201

Polyvinylpyrrolidone

GMP

 

 

 

 

11.4.1        Tabletop sweeteners – liquid preparation*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

GMP

 

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

GMP

 

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

 

GMP

 

 

 

11.4.2        Tabletop sweeteners – tablets or powder or granules packed in portion sized packages*

 

954

Saccharin

GMP

 

 

 

 

12              SALTS AND CONDIMENTS

12.1           Salt and salt substitutes

12.1.1        Salt

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to salt unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

341

Calcium phosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

381

Ferric ammonium citrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

504

Magnesium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

535

Sodium ferrocyanide

50

mg/kg

 

total of sodium and

 

536

Potassium ferrocyanide

50

mg/kg

 

potassium ferrocyanide

 

551

Silicon dioxide (amorphous)

GMP

 

 

 

 

552

Calcium silicate

GMP

 

 

 

 

554

Sodium aluminosilicate

GMP

 

 

 

 

556

Calcium aluminium silicate

 

GMP

 

 

 

12.1.2        Reduced sodium salt mixture *

12.1.3        Salt substitute*

 

359

Ammonium adipate

GMP

 

 

 

 

363

Succinic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

1001

Choline salts of acetic, carbonic, hydrochloric, citric, tartaric and lactic acid

 

GMP

 

 

 

12.2           not assigned

12.3           Vinegars and related products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2 & 4 must not be added to vinegars and related products unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

300 301 302 303

Ascorbic acid and sodium, calcium and potassium ascorbates

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

315 316

Erythorbic acid and sodium erythorbate

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

-

Flavourings, excluding quinine and caffeine

 

 

 

 

 

12.4           not assigned

12.5           Yeast and yeast products

 

 

Colours in Schedule 4 must not be added to yeast and yeast related products unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

                   dried yeast

12.6           Vegetable protein products

 

 

Colours in Schedule 4 must not be added to vegetable protein products

 

 

 

 

 

 

13              FOODS INTENDED FOR PARTICULAR DIETARY USES

13.1           Infant formula products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to infant formula products  unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

270

Lactic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

304

Ascorbyl palmitate

10

mg/L

 

 

 

306

Tocopherols concentrate mixed

10

mg/L

 

 

 

322

Lecithin

5000

mg/L

 

 

 

330

Citric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

331

Sodium citrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

332

Potassium citrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

410

Locust bean (carob bean) gum

1000

mg/L

 

 

 

412

Guar gum

1000

mg/L

 

 

 

471

Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids

4000

mg/L

 

 

 

526

Calcium hydroxide

GMP

 

 

 

 

                   soy-based infant formula

 

1412

Distarch phosphate

5000

mg/L

 

 

 

1413

Phosphated distarch phosphate

5000

 

 

Clause 6 (1)

 

1414

Acetylated distarch phosphate

5000

 

 

applies mg/L

 

1440

Hydroxypropyl starch

25000

 

 

 

 

                   liquid infant formula products

 

407

Carrageenan

300

mg/L

 

 

 

                   infant formula products for specific dietary use based on protein substitutes

 

407

Carrageenan

1000

mg/L

 

 

 

471

Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids

5000

mg/L

 

 

 

472c

Citric and fatty acid esters of glycerol

9000

mg/L

 

 

 

472e

Diacetyltartaric and fatty acid esters of glycerol

400

mg/L

 

 

 

1412

Distarch phosphate

25000

mg/L

 

 

 

1413

Phosphated distarch phosphate

25000

 

 

 

 

1414

Acetylated distarch phosphate

25000

 

 

Clause 6(1)

 

1440

Hydroxypropyl starch

25000

 

 

applies mg/L

 

13.2           Foods for infants

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to foods for infants unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

-

Flavourings, excluding quinine and caffeine

GMP

 

 

 

 

170i

Calcium carbonate

GMP

 

 

 

 

260 261 262 263 264

Acetic acid and its potassium, sodium, calcium and ammonium salts

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

270 325 326 327 328

Lactic acid and its sodium, potassium, calcium and ammonium salts

2000

mg/kg

 

 

 

300 301 302 303

Ascorbic acid and its sodium, calcium and potassium salts

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

304

Ascorbyl palmitate

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

306

Tocopherols, concentrate mixed

300

mg/kg

 

of fat in total.

 

307

Tocopherols, d-alpha-, concentrate

300

mg/kg

 

Clause 6(1) applies

 

322

Lecithin

15000

mg/kg

 

 

 

330 331 332 333 380

Citric acid and sodium, potassium, calcium and ammonium citrates

GMP

 

 

 

 

407

Carrageenan

10000

mg/kg

 

 

 

410

Locust bean (carob bean) gum

10000

mg/kg

 

 

 

412

Guar gum

10000

mg/kg

 

 

 

414

Gum arabic (Acacia)

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

415

Xanthan gum

10000

mg/kg

 

 

 

440

Pectin

10000

mg/kg

 

 

 

471

Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

500

Sodium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

501

Potassium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

503

Ammonium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

509

Calcium chloride

750

mg/kg

 

 

 

1412

Distarch phosphate

50000

 

 

 

 

1413

Phosphated distarch phosphate

50000

 

 

 

 

1414

Acetylated distarch phosphate

50000

 

 

mg/kg in total

 

1422

Acetylated distarch adipate

50000

 

 

 

 

1440

Hydroxypropyl starch

50000

 

 

 

 

13.3           Formula meal replacements and formulated supplementary foods*

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

85

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

175

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1100

mg/kg

 

 

13.4           Formulated supplementary sports foods*

 

123

Amaranth

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

40

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

175

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1100

mg/kg

 

 

13.4.1        Solid formulated supplementary sports foods*

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium, and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxideand sodiumand potassium sulphites

115

mg/kg

 

 

 

280

Propionic acid

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

281

Sodium propionate

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

282

Calcium propionate

 

400

mg/kg

 

 

13.4.2        Liquid formulated supplementary sports foods*

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium, and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxideand sodiumandpotassium sulphites

115

mg/kg

 

 

 


14              NON-ALCOHOLIC AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

14.1           Non-alcoholic beverages

14.1.1        Waters

14.1.1.1    Mineral water




 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to mineral water unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

290

Carbon dioxide

 

GMP

 

 

 

14.1.1.2    Carbonated, mineralised and soda waters*

14.1.2        Fruit and vegetable juices and fruit and vegetable juice products

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

400

mg/kg

 

GMP principle precludes the use of preservatives in juices represented as

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

not preserved by chemical or heat treatment

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

115

mg/kg

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

50

mg/kg

 

 

 

281

Sodium propionate

GMP

 

 

 

 

282

Calcium propionate

 

GMP

 

 

 

14.1.2.1    Fruit and vegetable juices

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to fruit and vegetable juices unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

applies to fruit and vegetable juices separated by mechanical means only

 

270

Lactic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

290

Carbon dioxide

GMP

 

 

 

 

296

Malic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

330

Citric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

334 335 336 337 353 354

Tartaric acid and sodium, potassium and calcium tartrates

GMP

 

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

 

50

mg/kg

 

 

                   coconut milk coconut cream and coconut syrup

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

 

1000

mg/kg

 

 

                   tomato juices pH < 4.5

 

234

Nisin

 

GMP

 

 

 

14.1.2.2    Fruit and vegetable juice products*

 

123

Amaranth

30

mg/kg

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

40

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

 

1100

mg/kg

 

 

                   fruit drink

 

385

Calcium disodium EDTA

33

mg/kg

 

carbonated products only

 

444

Sucrose acetate isobutyrate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

445

Glycerol esters of wood rosins

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

480

Dioctyl sodium sulphosuccinate

 

10

mg/kg

 

 

                   low joule fruit and vegetable juice products

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

3000

mg/kg

 

 

 

952

Cyclamates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

80

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

125

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

6800

mg/kg

 

 

 

                   soy bean beverage (plain or flavoured)

 

960

Steviol glycosides

100

mg/kg

 

Plain soy bean beverage only

 

960

Steviol glycosides

 

200

mg/kg

 

Flavoured soy bean beverage only

14.1.3        Water based flavoured drinks*

 

-

Quinine

 

100

mg/kg

 

tonic drinks, bitter drinks and quinine drinks only

 

123

Amaranth

30

mg/kg

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

115

mg/kg

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

50

mg/kg

 

 

 

385

Calcium disodium EDTA

33

mg/kg

 

products containing fruit flavouring, juice or pulp or orange peel extract only

 

444

Sucrose acetate isobutyrate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

445

Glycerol esters of wood rosins

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

480

Dioctyl sodium sulphosuccinate

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

3000

mg/kg

 

 

 

952

Cyclamates

350

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

150

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

40

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

6800

mg/kg

 

 

                   electrolyte drink and electrolyte drink base

 

-

Aspartame

150

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

150

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

230

mg/kg

 

 

                   kola type drinks

 

-

Caffeine

145

mg/kg

 

 

 

338

Phosphoric acid

 

570

mg/kg

 

 

14.1.3.1    Brewed soft drink*

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

951

Aspartame

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

952

Cyclamates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

50

mg/kg

 

Clause 4 limits do not apply

 

955

Sucralose

250

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

40

mg/kg

 

 

 

957

Thaumatin

GMP

 

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1500

mg/kg

 

 

 

14.1.4        Formulated Beverages*

 

123

Amaranth

30

mg/kg

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

10

mg/kg

 

products containing  fruit or vegetable juice only 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

115

mg/kg

 

 

281

Sodium propionate

GMP

 

 

products containing  fruit or vegetable juice only

 

282

Calcium propionate

GMP

 

 

 

 

385

Calcium disodium EDTA

33

mg/kg

 

products containing fruit flavouring, juice or pulp or orange peel extract only

 

444

Sucrose acetate isobutyrate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

445

Glycerol esters of wood rosins

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

480

Dioctyl sodium sulphosuccinate

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

3000

mg/kg

 

 

 

951

Aspartame

GMP

 

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

150

mg/kg

 

 

 

955

Sucralose

GMP

 

 

Clause 4 limits do not apply

 

956

Alitame

40

mg/kg

 

 

 

957

Thaumatin

GMP

 

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

961

Neotame

GMP

 

 

Clause 4 limits do not apply

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

6800

mg/kg

 

 


 

14.1.5        Coffee, coffee substitutes, tea, herbal infusions and similar products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 3 & 4 must not be added to coffee, coffee substitutes, tea, herbal infusions and similar products

 

 

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1100

mg/kg

 

 


14.2           Alcoholic beverages (including alcoholic beverages that have had the alcohol reduced or removed)

14.2.1        Beer and related products

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to beer and related products unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

150a

Caramel I – plain

GMP

 

 

 

 

150b

Caramel II – caustic sulphite process

GMP

 

 

 

 

150c

Caramel III – ammonia process

GMP

 

 

 

 

150d

Caramel IV – ammonia sulphite process

GMP

 

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

25

mg/kg

 

 

 

234

Nisin

GMP

 

 

 

 

290

Carbon dioxide

GMP

 

 

 

 

300 301 302 303

Ascorbic acid and sodium, calcium and potassium ascorbates

GMP

 

 

 

 

315 316

Erythorbic acid and sodium erythorbate

GMP

 

 

 

 

405

Propylene glycol alginate

GMP

 

 

 

 

941

Nitrogen

GMP

 

 

 

 

-

Flavourings, excluding quinine and caffeine

 

GMP

 

 

 

14.2.2        Wine, sparkling wine and fortified wine

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to wine, sparkling wine and fortified wine unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

 

150a

Caramel I – plain

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

150b

Caramel II – caustic sulphite process

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

150c

Caramel III – ammonia process

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

150d

Caramel IV – ammonia sulphite process

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

163ii

Grape skin extract

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

170

Calcium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

181

Tannins

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

270

Lactic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

290

Carbon dioxide

GMP

 

 

 

 

 

296

Malic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 


 

297

Fumaric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

300

Ascorbic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

301

Sodium ascorbate

GMP

 

 

 

 

302

Calcium ascorbate

GMP

 

 

 

 

315

Erythorbic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

316

Sodium erythorbate

GMP

 

 

 

 

330

Citric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

334

Tartaric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

336

Potassium tartrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

337

Potassium sodium tartrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

341

Calcium phosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

342

Ammonium phosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

353

Metatartaric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

414

Gum arabic

GMP

 

 

 

 

431

Polyoxyethylene (40) stearate

GMP

 

 

 

 

466

Sodium carboxymethylcellulose

GMP

 

 

Wine and sparkling wine only

 

491

Sorbitan monostearate

GMP

 

 

 

 

500

Sodium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

501

Potassium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

636

Maltol

250

mg/kg

 

Wine made with other than Vitis vinifera grapes only

 

637

Ethyl maltol

100

mg/kg

 

Wine made with other than Vitis vinifera grapes only

 

-

Yeast mannoproteins

 

400

mg/kg

 

 

                   wine, sparkling wine and fortified wine containing greater than 35 g/L residual sugar

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

400

mg/kg

 

 

                   wine, sparkling wine and fortified wine containing less than 35 g/L residual sugar

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

250

mg/kg

 

 

14.2.3        Wine based drinks and reduced alcohol wines*

 

-

Quinine

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

123

Amaranth

30

mg/kg

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

175

Gold

 

100

mg/kg

 

 

14.2.4        Fruit wine, vegetable wine and mead (including cider and perry)

 

 

Additives in Schedules 2,3 & 4 must not be added to fruit wine, vegetable wine and mead (including cider and perry) unless expressly permitted below

 

 

 

 

 

150a

Caramel I – plain

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

150b

Caramel II – caustic sulphite process

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

150c

Caramel III – ammonia process

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

150d

Caramel IV – ammonia sulphite process

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

170i

Calcium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

181

Tannins

GMP

 

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

260

Acetic acid, glacial

GMP

 

 

 

 

270

Lactic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

290

Carbon dioxide

GMP

 

 

 

 

296

Malic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

297

Fumaric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

300

Ascorbic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

315

Erythorbic acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

330

Citric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

334

Tartaric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

336

Potassium tartrate

GMP

 

 

 

 

341

Calcium phosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

342

Ammonium phosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

353

Metatartaric acid

GMP

 

 

 

 

491

Sorbitan monostearate

GMP

 

 

 

 

500

Sodium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

501

Potassium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

503

Ammonium carbonates

GMP

 

 

 

 

516

Calcium sulphate

 

GMP

 

 

 

                   Fruit wine, vegetable wine and mead containing greater than 5 g/L residual sugar

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

300

mg/kg

 

 

                   Fruit wine, vegetable wine and mead containing less than 5 g/L residual sugar

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

 

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

200

mg/kg

 

 

14.2.4.1    Fruit and vegetable wine products*

14.2.5        Spirits and liqueurs*

 

123

Amaranth

30

mg/kg

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

173

Aluminium

GMP

 

 

 

 

174

Silver

GMP

 

 

 

 

175

Gold

 

GMP

 

 

 

14.3           Alcoholic beverages not included in item 14.2*

 

-

Quinine

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

160b

Annatto extracts

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

250

mg/kg

 

 

 

342

Ammonium phosphates

GMP

 

 

 

 

20              MIXED FOODS*

20.1           Beverages*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

 

10

mg/kg

 

 


20.2           Food other than beverages*

 

160b

Annatto extracts

 

25

mg/kg

 

 

                   custard mix, custard powder and blanc mange powder

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

80

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1100

mg/kg

 

 

                   jelly

 

123

Amaranth

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

952

Cyclamates

1600

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

160

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

260

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1100

mg/kg

 

 

                   dairy and fat based desserts, dips and snacks

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

700

mg/kg

 

 

 

234

Nisin

GMP

 

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

400

mg/kg

 

 

 

475

Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

476

Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acids

5000

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

150

mg/kg

 

 

dairy and fat based dessert products only

 

962

 

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

1100

mg/kg

 

 

                   sauces and toppings (including mayonnaises and salad dressings)

 

200 201 202 203

Sorbic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium sorbates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

210 211 212 213

Benzoic acid and sodium, potassium and calcium benzoates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

350

mg/kg

 

 

 

234

Nisin

GMP

 

 

 

 

243

Ethyl lauroyl arginate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

281

Sodium propionate

GMP

 

 

 

 

282

Calcium propionate

GMP

 

 

 

 

385

Calcium disodium EDTA

75

mg/kg

 

 

 

444

Sucrose acetate isobutyrate

200

mg/kg

 

 

 

445

Glycerol esters of wood rosins

100

mg/kg

 

 

 

475

Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids

20000

mg/kg

 

 

 

480

Dioctyl sodium sulphosuccinate

50

mg/kg

 

 

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

3000

mg/kg

 

 

 

952

Cyclamates

1000

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

1500

mg/kg

 

 

 

960

Steviol glycosides

320

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

300

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

 

6800

mg/kg

 

 

                   soup bases (the max permitted levels apply to soup made up as directed)

 

950

Acesulphame potassium

3000

mg/kg

 

 

 

954

Saccharin

1500

mg/kg

 

 

 

956

Alitame

40

mg/kg

 

 

 

962

Aspartame-acesulphame salt

6800

mg/kg