Internal Ref. No.: 00041

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00041         
Additive name Iron oxides and hydroxides
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 172 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) ML = 6 mg/kg , only as a contrast enhancer for marking citrus fruit, melons and pomegranates in order to:
 – repeat all or some of the mandatory information particulars required by the Union legislation and/or national law,
and/or
– provide on a voluntary basis brand name, production method, PLU-code, QR-code and/or barcode
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only seaweed-based fish roe analogues
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only fish paste and crustacean paste
  quantum satis , only smoked fish
Restrictions and Specifications  

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Food supplements supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form (17.3)
09/10/2018 procedure completed click here
» Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • 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 in line with Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • 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
» 002/2015
  • Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote (4.2.4.1)
  • Processed fish and fisheries products including molluscs and crustaceans (9.2)
25/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» Correction inline with Regulation No. 2015/647 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Aromatised wine-based drinks (14.2.7.2)
25/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» Correction inline with Regulation No. 2015/647 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Aromatised wines (14.2.7.1)
25/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2011/17 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote (4.2.4.1)
  • Processed fish and fisheries products including molluscs and crustaceans (9.2)
  • Fruit wine and made wine (14.2.4)
  • ...
17/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2011/17 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Processed fish and fisheries products including molluscs and crustaceans (9.2)
  • Seasonings and condiments (12.2.2)
  • Fruit wine and made wine (14.2.4)
  • ...
17/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 001/2015   09/02/2015 procedure initiated  
» 2010/16
  • Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote (4.2.4.1)
19/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» Revision of Regulation No. 380/2012 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Flavoured fermented milk products including heat-treated products (1.4)
  • Edible ices (3)
  • Other confectionery including breath refreshening microsweets (5.2)
  • ...
07/01/2015 positive (07/01/2015) procedure completed click here
» 2011/17 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Fruit wine and made wine (14.2.4)
31/01/2013 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Entire fresh fruit and vegetables (4.1.1)
08/11/2011 procedure completed click here
» 2012/01   08/04/2011 procedure initiated