Internal Ref. No.: 00316

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00316         
Additive name Saccharin and its Na, K and Ca salts
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 954 INS No.
Group No  
   

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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 = 160 mg/kg , only sweet-sour preserves of fruit and vegetables
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1200 mg/kg , only with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg , only breakfast cereals with a fibre content of more than 15 %, and containing at least 20 % bran, energy reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 160 mg/kg , only sweet-sour preserves and semi-preserves of fish and marinades of fish, crustaceans and molluscs
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 320 mg/kg
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 110 mg/kg , only energy-reduced soups
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 160 mg/kg
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 160 mg/kg , only Feinkostsalat
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 200 mg/kg
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 240 mg/kg
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 80 mg/l , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 80 mg/l
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/l , only energy-reduced products or with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 200 mg/kg , only fruit energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 200 mg/kg , only energy-reduced
  ML = 50 mg/kg , only seaweed based fish roe analogues
Restrictions and Specifications  
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 200 mg/kg , only energy-reduced jams, jellies and marmalades
Footnotes 51 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free acid
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 200 mg/kg , only energy-reduced jams, jellies and marmalades
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 500 mg/kg , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 500 mg/kg , only cocoa or dried fruit based, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 200 mg/kg , only cocoa, milk, dried fruit or fat-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 300 mg/kg , only starch-based confectionery energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 500 mg/kg , only confectionery with no added sugar
  ML = 3000 mg/kg , only breath-freshening micro-sweets, with no added sugar
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 300 mg/kg , only starch-based confectionery energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 500 mg/kg , only confectionery with no added sugar
  ML = 500 mg/kg , only cocoa or dried-fruit-based, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 160 mg/kg , only sauces
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 200 mg/kg ,  only energy-reduced fruit or vegetable spreads and dried-fruit-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Restrictions and Specifications  
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 80 mg/l , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 100 mg/l , only 'gaseosa' energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Restrictions and Specifications  
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 80 mg/l , only alcohol-free beer or with an alcohol content not exceeding 1,2 % vol; 'Bière de table/Tafelbier/Table beer' (original wort content less than 6 %) except for 'Obergäriges Einfachbier'; Beers with a minimum acidity of 30 milli-equivalents expressed as NaOH; Brown beers of the 'oud bruin' type
Restrictions and Specifications  
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 800 mg/kg , only cornets and wafers, for ice-cream, with no added sugar
  ML = 800 mg/kg , only essoblaten - wafer paper
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 500 mg/kg
  ML = 1200 mg/kg , only food supplements in chewable form
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 80 mg/l
  ML = 1200 mg/l , only food supplements in syrup form
Footnotes 52 Maximum usable levels are expressed in free imide

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
» Regulation 2018/1497
  • 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)
09/10/2018 procedure completed click here
» Correction of application: Regulation (EU) 2018/97
  • Fine bakery wares (7.2)
27/08/2018 procedure completed click here
» Regulation (EU) 2018/97
  • Fine bakery wares (7.2)
22/01/2018 procedure completed click here
» 2017/18
  • 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 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)
26/09/2017 procedure stopped  
» 000/2015
  • Beer and malt beverages (14.2.1)
18/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Other similar fruit or vegetable spreads (4.2.5.3)
  • Flavoured drinks (14.1.4)
15/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Flavoured fermented milk products including heat-treated products (1.4)
  • Edible ices (3)
  • Canned or bottled fruit and vegetables (4.2.3)
  • ...
30/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2010/16
  • Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote (4.2.4.1)
19/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Other similar fruit or vegetable spreads (4.2.5.3)
05/05/2012 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote (4.2.4.1)
16/02/2010 procedure completed click here