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The instrument varies the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 25 – Permitted novel foods and Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 3 – Identity and purity in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code to permit the use of Isomalto-oligosaccharide in food offered for retail sale other than infant formula products, infant food and formulated supplementary foods for young children.
Administered by: Health
Made 10 Jul 2017
Registered 11 Jul 2017
Date of repeal 14 Jul 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

Description: FS_Logo_K

 

Food Standards (Application A1123 – Isomalto-oligosaccharide as a Novel Food) Variation

 

 

The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this variation under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.  The variation commences on the date specified in clause 3 of this variation.

 

Dated 10 July 2017

Standards Management Officer

Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

Note: 

 

This variation will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 113 on 13 July 2017. This means that this date is the gazettal date for the purposes of clause 3 of the variation.

 


 

1             Name

This instrument is the Food Standards (Application A1123 – Isomalto-oligosaccharide as a Novel Food) Variation.

2             Variation to a standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

The Schedule varies Standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

3             Commencement

The variation commences on the date of gazettal.

Schedule

[1]           Schedule 3 is varied by

[1.1]        inserting into the table to subsection S3—2(2), in alphabetical order

isomalto-oligosaccharide

section S3—37

[1.2]        inserting after section S3—36

S3—37                        Specification for isomalto-oligosaccharide

For isomalto-oligosaccharide (IMO), the specifications are the following:

                            (a)      chemical structure—IMO is a mixture of glucose oligomers with α 1→6 glycosidic linkages that include isomaltose, panose, isomaltotriose, isomaltopentaose and various branched oligosaccharides;

                            (b)      description—a white crystalline powder or transparent clear pale yellow coloured syrup;

                            (c)      IMO content (dry weight)—not less than 90% (powder) and not less than 75% (syrup);

                            (d)      oligosaccharides—not less than 55% with a degree of polymerisation of 3 or more;

                            (e)      glucose (dry weight)—not more than 5%;

                            (f)      moisture—not more than 5% for the powder, not applicable for syrup;

                            (g)      ash (dry weight)—not more than 0.3%.

[2]           Schedule 25 is varied by inserting into the table to section S25—2, in alphabetical order

Isomalto-oligosaccharide

 

1.    Must not be added to:

(a)   infant formula products; and

(b)   food for infants; and

(c)   formulated supplementary food for young children.