Internal Ref. No.: 00030

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00030         
Additive name Carotenes
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 160a 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 , only ripened orange, yellow and broken-white cheese
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only ripened orange, yellow and broken-white products
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only fats
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , except butter from sheep and goats milk
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only preserves of red fruit
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only preserves of red fruit
  quantum satis , only vegetables (excluding olives)
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , except chestnut puree
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only extruded puffed and or fruit flavoured breakfast cereals
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 20 mg/kg , only sausages
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 20 mg/kg , only sausages, patés and terrines
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only fish paste and crustacean paste
  quantum satis , only precooked crustacean
  quantum satis , only smoked fish
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis ,  Only seaweed-based fish roe analogues
  quantum satis ,  Only preserves of red fruit
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) quantum satis , only dried potato granules and flakes

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» Regulation 2020/1819 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Processed fish and fisheries products including molluscs and crustaceans (9.2)
23/06/2021 procedure completed click here
» Correction of application Revision of Regulation 380/2012 (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)
18/11/2019 procedure completed click here
» 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
» 2016/10b
  • Processed potato products (4.2.6)
25/07/2016 application received  
» Correction inline with Regulation No. 2015/647 (Internal Ref. No.: 00002)
  • Aromatised wines (14.2.7.1)
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
» 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
» 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
» 2014/03
  • Processed potato products (4.2.6)
23/06/2014 positive (04/09/2014) 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
» 2010/13   24/03/2010 positive (21/04/2010) application accepted