Internal Ref. No.: 00088

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00088         
Additive name Propionic acid - propionates
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 280 - 283 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) quantum satis , only ripened products surface treatment
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only cheese analogues (surface treatment only)
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 2000 mg/kg , only prepacked fine bakery wares, (including flour confectionery) with a water activity of more than 0,65
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
  6 Propionic acid and its salts may be present in certain fermented products resulting from the fermentation process following good manufacturing practice
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1000 mg/kg , only Christmas pudding
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
  6 Propionic acid and its salts may be present in certain fermented products resulting from the fermentation process following good manufacturing practice
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , surface treatment only
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 3000 mg/kg , only prepacked sliced bread and rye bread
  ML = 2000 mg/kg , only energy-reduced bread, partially baked prepacked bread,  prepacked rolls, tortilla and pitta, prepacked polsebrod, boller and dansk flutes
  ML = 1000 mg/kg , only prepacked bread
Footnotes 1 The additives may be added individually or in combination
  6 Propionic acid and its salts may be present in certain fermented products resulting from the fermentation process following good manufacturing practice

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» 2015/13
  • Bread and rolls (7.1)
17/07/2015 positive (27/07/2015) procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Ripened cheese (1.7.2)
  • Bread and rolls (7.1)
23/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2014/11
  • Meat preparations as defined by Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 (8.2)
  • Non-heat-treated processed meat (8.3.1)
  • Heat-treated processed meat (8.3.2)
  • ...
07/01/2015 application received