Internal Ref. No.: 00292

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00292         
Additive name Dimethyl polysiloxane
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 900 INS No.
Group No  
   

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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 = 10 mg/kg , only oils and fats for frying
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 100 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/l , only pineapple juice and Sød….saft and sødet….saft
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/l
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/l , excluding cidre bouché
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg , only food supplements in effervescent tablet form
Restrictions and Specifications  
Footnotes 91 Maximum level applies to the dissolved food supplement ready for consumption when diluted with 200 ml of water

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» No reference no.
  • Fats and oils essentially free from water (excluding anhydrous milkfat) (2.1)
  • Other fat and oil emulsions including spreads as defined by Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 and liquid emulsions (2.2.2)
  • Canned or bottled fruit and vegetables (4.2.3)
  • ...
EFSA opinion adopted  
» 000/2015
  • 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)
25/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2011/08
  • 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)
23/08/2011 positive (01/11/2011) procedure completed click here