Internal Ref. No.: 00321

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00321         
Additive name Salt of aspartame-acesulfame
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 962 INS No.
Group No  
Notes Mistake in the individual restriction comment 
   

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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 = 800 mg/kg , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 200 mg/kg , only sweet-sour preserves of fruit and vegetables
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/kg , only fruit energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/kg , only energy-reduced
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 mg/kg , only energy-reduced jams jellies and marmalades
Footnotes 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 500 mg/kg , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 mg/kg , only cocoa, milk, dried fruit or fat based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 1000 mg/kg , only starch based confectionery energy reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 500 mg/kg , only confectionery with no added sugar
  ML = 2500 mg/kg , only breath-freshening micro-sweets, with no added sugar
  ML = 500 mg/kg , only cocoa or dried fruit based, energy reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 2000 mg/kg , only with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 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 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 200 mg/kg , only sweet-sour preserves and semi-preserves of fish and marinades of fish, crustaceans and molluscs
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/kg
Footnotes 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 110 mg/kg , only energy-reduced soups
Footnotes 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/kg , only Feinkostsalat
Footnotes 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 450 mg/kg
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/l , only energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/l
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 500 mg/kg
Footnotes 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 mg/kg , only energy-reduced fruit or vegetable spreads and dried-fruit-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/l , only energy-reduced products or with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/kg , only sauces
  ML = 500 mg/kg , only cocoa-or dried fruit-based, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
  ML = 500 mg/kg , only confectionery with no added sugar
  ML = 1000 mg/kg , only starch-based confectionery, energy-reduced or with no added sugar
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 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 = 25 mg/l , only energy-reduced beer
Restrictions and Specifications  
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 mg/kg ,  only essoblaten - wafer paper
Restrictions and Specifications  
Footnotes 11(b) Limits are expressed as aspartame equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 500 mg/kg
  ML = 2000 mg/kg , only food supplements in chewable form
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 350 mg/l
  ML = 2000 mg/l , only food supplements in syrup form
Footnotes 11(a) Limits are expressed as acesulfame K equivalent
  49 The maximum usable levels are derived from the maximum usable levels for its constituent parts, aspartame (E 951) and acesulfame-K (E 950)
  50 The levels for both E 951 and E 950 are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E 950 or E 951

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 the 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
» 002/2015
  • Beer and malt beverages (14.2.1)
18/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 001/2015
  • Decorations, coatings and fillings, except fruit-based fillings covered by category 4.2.4 (5.4)
16/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 000/2015
  • Fine bakery wares (7.2)
26/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Flavoured fermented milk products including heat-treated products (1.4)
18/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2014/02
  • Other similar fruit or vegetable spreads (4.2.5.3)
11/04/2014 positive (30/04/2014) procedure completed click here