Internal Ref. No.: 00119

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00119         
Additive name Citric acid
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 330 INS No.
Group No  
Component of the group
   

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Authorisation of the use of this additive in Food Additives

The additive is authorised to be used in the following category(ies):

Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only mozzarella
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , except virgin oils and olive oils
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only prepacked refrigerated unprocessed fruit and vegetables ready for consumption and prepacked unprocessed and peeled potatoes
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5000 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only processed cereal based foods and baby foods, only for pH adjustment
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 3000 mg/l
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5000 mg/l
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only gehakt, prepacked preparations of fresh minced meat and meat preparations to which other ingredients than additives or salt have been added
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only fresh refrigerated potato gnocchi
Restrictions and Specifications  

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» 2018/16
  • Peeled, cut and shredded fruit and vegetables (4.1.2)
17/12/2018 procedure initiated  
» Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Food supplements supplied in a solid form, excluding food supplements for infants and young children. The maximum levels of use indicated for colours, polyols, sweeteners, and E 200-213, E 338-452, E 405, E 416, E 426, E 432-436, E 459, E 468, E 473-475, E 491-495, E 551-553, E 901-904, E 961, E 1201-1204, E 1505 and E 1521 refer to the food supplements ready for consumption prepared following the instructions of use provided by the manufacturer. The dilution factor for those food supplements that have to be diluted or dissolved has to be communicated together with the instructions of use.’ (17.1)
09/10/2018 procedure completed click here
» Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Food supplements supplied in a liquid form, excluding food supplements for infants and young children. The maximum levels of use indicated for colours, polyols, sweeteners, and E 200-213, E 338-452, E 405, E 416, E 426, E 432-436, E 459, E 468, E 473-475, E 491-495, E 551-553, E 901-904, E 961, E 1201-1204, E 1505 and E 1521 refer to the food supplements ready for consumption prepared following the instructions of use provided by the manufacturer. The dilution factor for those food supplements that have to be diluted or dissolved has to be communicated together with the instructions of use.’ (17.2)
  • Food supplements supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form (17.3)
09/10/2018 procedure completed click here
» 2018/04
  • Cocoa and Chocolate products as covered by Directive 2000/36/EC (5.1)
06/03/2018 application received  
» Correction inline with Regulation No. 2015/647 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Potato gnocchi (6.4.4)
  • Spirit drinks as defined in Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 (14.2.6)
  • Other alcoholic drinks including mixtures of alcoholic drinks with non-alcoholic drinks and spirits with less than 15 % of alcohol (14.2.8)
24/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 001/2015
  • Potato gnocchi (6.4.4)
24/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2011/05 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Food supplements supplied in a solid form, excluding food supplements for infants and young children. The maximum levels of use indicated for colours, polyols, sweeteners, and E 200-213, E 338-452, E 405, E 416, E 426, E 432-436, E 459, E 468, E 473-475, E 491-495, E 551-553, E 901-904, E 961, E 1201-1204, E 1505 and E 1521 refer to the food supplements ready for consumption prepared following the instructions of use provided by the manufacturer. The dilution factor for those food supplements that have to be diluted or dissolved has to be communicated together with the instructions of use.’ (17.1)
18/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2015/05
  • Unprocessed fruit and vegetables (4.1)
18/02/2015 positive (17/04/2015) application accepted  
» Individual restriction comment correction (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Other confectionery including breath refreshening microsweets (5.2)
16/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» Individual restriction comment correction (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Dried fruit and vegetables (4.2.1)
09/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» Individual restriction comment correction (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Dry pasta (6.4.2)
22/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 000/2015
  • Meat preparations as defined by Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 (8.2)
16/01/2015 procedure completed click here