Internal Ref. No.: 00253

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00253         
Additive name Silicon dioxide
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 551 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 , surface treatment only
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 2000 mg/kg , only dry cereals
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML , 30000 mg/kg in the preparation 
Restrictions and Specifications Dry powdered extracts of rosemary (E392) 

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00378)
  • 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 (Internal Ref. No.: 00378)
  • 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
» Regulation 2018/1497 (Internal Ref. No.: 00393)
  • 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
» 2016/09
  • Ripened cheese (1.7.2)
  • Whey cheese (1.7.4)
  • Cheese products (excluding products falling in category 16) (1.7.6)
  • ...
06/07/2016 positive (01/05/2003) application accepted  
» No reference no.
  • Processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Directive 2006/125/EC (13.1.3)
17/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no. (Internal Ref. No.: 00378)
  • Other fat and oil emulsions including spreads as defined by Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 and liquid emulsions (2.2.2)
09/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no. (Internal Ref. No.: 00378)
  • Vegetable oil pan spray (2.3)
09/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no. (Internal Ref. No.: 00378)
  • Ripened cheese (1.7.2)
  • Processed cheese (1.7.5)
  • Cheese products (excluding products falling in category 16) (1.7.6)
  • ...
05/02/2015 procedure initiated  
» 002/2015 (Internal Ref. No.: 00378)
  • All categories of foods excluding foods for infants and young children, except where specifically provided for (0)
  • Table-Top Sweeteners in powder form (11.4.2)
  • Table-Top Sweeteners in tablets (11.4.3)
  • ...
26/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 001/2015 (Internal Ref. No.: 00378)
  • All categories of foods excluding foods for infants and young children, except where specifically provided for (0)
14/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 000/2015 (Internal Ref. No.: 00378)
  • All categories of foods excluding foods for infants and young children, except where specifically provided for (0)
  • Ripened cheese (1.7.2)
  • Processed cheese (1.7.5)
  • ...
13/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2014/09
  • Carriers and additives authorised for use in Food additives (19)
29/10/2014 positive (30/09/2014) procedure completed click here