Internal Ref. No.: 00153

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00153         
Additive name Agar
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 406 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
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10000 mg/kg
Footnotes 32 Maximum individually or in combination with E 400 - 404, E 406, E 407, E 410, E 412, E 415 and E 418
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only foods inn tablet and coated tablet form

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» Correction in line with 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)
17/09/2019 procedure completed click here
» 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
» 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
» 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
» 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