Internal Ref. No.: 00172

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00172         
Additive name Polysorbates
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 432 - 436 INS No.
Group Yes  
Composition 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) ML = 1000 mg/l
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5000 mg/kg , only milk and cream analogues
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10000 mg/kg , only fat emulsions for baking
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 mg/kg
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 mg/kg , only sugar confectionery
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5000 mg/kg
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 3000 mg/kg
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 mg/kg , only soups
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5000 mg/kg , only emulsified sauces
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 500 mg/kg , only coconut milk
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg , only carbonated drinks 
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg , only carbonated drinks 
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg , only carbonated drinks 
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg , only carbonated drinks 
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» Regulation 2018/1497
  • 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)
  • Food supplements supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form (17.3)
09/10/2018 procedure completed click here
» 2018/07
  • Flavoured drinks (14.1.4)
  • Cider and perry (14.2.3)
  • Fruit wine and made wine (14.2.4)
  • ...
04/07/2018 positive (20/09/2018) procedure completed click here
» 000/2015
  • Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote (4.2.4.1)
11/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 000/21015   12/01/2015 procedure initiated  
» 2010/12   06/07/2010 positive (03/04/2012) application accepted  
» 2009/04
  • Carriers and additives authorised for use in Food additives (19)
25/05/2009 positive (29/06/2009) application accepted  
» 2009/07
  • Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote (4.2.4.1)
25/05/2009 positive (15/06/2009) procedure completed click here