Internal Ref. No.: 00160

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00160         
Additive name Xanthan gum
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 415 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) quantum satis
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only chestnuts in liquid
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10000 mg/kg
Footnotes 32 Maximum individually or in combination with E 400 - 404, E 406, E 407, E 410, E 412, E 415 and E 418
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10000 mg/kg , only processed cereal based foods and baby foods
  ML = 20000 mg/kg , only gluten-free cereal-based foods
Footnotes 21 E 410, E 412, E 414, E 415 and E 440 are authorised individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10000 mg/kg
Footnotes 21 E 410, E 412, E 414, E 415 and E 440 are authorised individually or in combination
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 1200 mg/kg , From birth onwards for use in products based on amino acids or peptides for use with patients who have problems with impairment of the gastrointestinal tract, protein mal-absorption or inborn errors of metabolism
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only preparations in which ingredients have been injected; meat preparations composed of meat parts that have been handled differently: minced, sliced or processed and that are combined together. Except bifteki, soutzoukaki, kebap, gyros and souvlaki

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» Correction in line with Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • 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)
17/09/2019 procedure completed click here
» Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • 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
» Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • 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)
  • Food supplements supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form (17.3)
09/10/2018 procedure completed click here
» Correction inline with Regulation No. 2015/647 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Potato gnocchi (6.4.4)
  • Spirit drinks as defined in Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 (14.2.6)
  • Other alcoholic drinks including mixtures of alcoholic drinks with non-alcoholic drinks and spirits with less than 15 % of alcohol (14.2.8)
24/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2011/05 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • 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)
18/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» Individual restriction comment correction (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Other confectionery including breath refreshening microsweets (5.2)
16/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» Individual restriction comment correction (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Dried fruit and vegetables (4.2.1)
09/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» Individual restriction comment correction (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Dry pasta (6.4.2)
22/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2013/07
  • Meat preparations as defined by Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 (8.2)
16/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2012/04 (Internal Ref. No.: 00001)
  • Flavoured drinks (14.1.4)
28/02/2012 positive (22/03/2012) procedure completed click here