Internal Ref. No.: 00319

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00319         
Additive name Neohesperidine DC
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 959 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 = 50 mg/l , only energy-reduced products or with no added sugar
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5 mg/kg , only as flavour enhancer, only in the fat groups B & C in Annex XV of Regulation 1234/2007
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg , only sweet-sour preserves of fruit and vegetables
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , only fruit energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , only energy-reduced
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , only energy-reduced jams, jellies and marmalades
  ML = 5 mg/kg , only fruit jellies as flavour enhancer
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 150 mg/kg , only with added sugar or polyols, as flavour enhancer
  ML = 400 mg/kg , only with no added sugar
Footnotes 12 If E 950, E 951, E 955, E 957, E 959 and E 961 are used in combination in chewing gum, the maximum level for each is reduced proportionally
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 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
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5 mg/kg , as flavour enhancer only
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5 mg/kg , as flavour enhancer only, except for foie gras, foie gras entier, blocs de foie gras, Libamáj, libamáj egészben, libamáj tömbben
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 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 = 50 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , only energy-reduced soups
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , only Feinkostsalat
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5 mg/kg , only vegetable protein products, only as flavour enhancer
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/l , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 20 mg/l
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/l
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , only energy-reduced jams, jellies and marmalades
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg ,  only energy-reduced fruit or vegetable spreads and dried-fruit-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg , only cocoa or dried fruit based, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 50 mg/kg , only cocoa, milk, dried-fruit- or fat-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 150 mg/kg , only starch based confectionery energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 100 mg/kg , only confectionery with no added sugar
  ML = 400 mg/kg , only breath-freshening micro-sweets, with no added sugar
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/l , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar, except milk and milk derivative based flavoured drinks
  ML = 50 mg/l , only milk and milk derivative based flavoured drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 150 mg/kg ,  only starch-based confectionery, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 50 mg/kg ,  only sauces
  ML = 100 mg/kg ,  only confectionery with no added sugar
  ML = 100 mg/kg ,  only cocoa- or dried fruit-based, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 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
  ML = 10 mg/l , only energy-reduced beer
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , only cornets and wafers, for ice-cream, with no added sugar
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg
  ML = 400 mg/kg , only food supplements in chewable form
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 400 mg/l , only food supplements in syrup form
  ML = 50 mg/l

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 about sweeteners in fine bakery wares
  • 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
» 001/2015
  • Beer and malt beverages (14.2.1)
18/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 000/2015
  • Decorations, coatings and fillings, except fruit-based fillings covered by category 4.2.4 (5.4)
16/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Extra jam and extra jelly as defined by Directive 2001/113/EC (4.2.5.1)
  • Other similar fruit or vegetable spreads (4.2.5.3)
  • Other confectionery including breath refreshening microsweets (5.2)
  • ...
15/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Other similar fruit or vegetable spreads (4.2.5.3)
05/05/2012 procedure completed click here