Internal Ref. No.: 00033

General data

Internal Ref. No. 00033         
Additive name Lycopene
Synonym name(s)  
E No. E 160d 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 = 30 mg/l
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 5 mg/kg , only flavoured processed cheese
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 40 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg , except chestnut puree
Footnotes 31 Maximum individually or in combination with E 120, E 142, E 160d and E 161b
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg , except crème de pruneaux
Footnotes 31 Maximum individually or in combination with E 120, E 142, E 160d and E 161b
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 300 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/kg , only batters for coating
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 25 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 500 mg/kg , only decorations and coatings except edible external coating of pasturmas
  ML = 30 mg/kg , only edible casings
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/kg , except Sturgeons' eggs (Caviar)
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 20 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 50 mg/kg , excluding tomato-based sauces
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/kg , only meat and fish analouges based on vegetable proteins
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 12 mg/l , excluding dilutable drinks
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/l
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/kg , except red coating of hard-sugar coated chocolate confectionery
  ML = 200 mg/kg , only red coating of hard-sugar coated chocolate confectionery
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 30 mg/kg
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/l , excluding wino owocowe markowe
Restrictions and Specifications  
Individual restriction(s) / exception(s) ML = 10 mg/kg , only salmon substitutes based on Theragra chalcogramma,
Pollachius virens and Clupea harengus

Applications for authorisation

  Application reference no. Categories Application date AAP decision Application status Legislation
» Regulation 2020/1819
  • Processed fish and fisheries products including molluscs and crustaceans (9.2)
15/01/2021 procedure completed click here
» Regulation 2018/1497
  • 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)
  • Not relevant (17.3)
09/10/2018 procedure completed click here
» 001/2015
  • Aromatised wines (14.2.7.1)
  • 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
» 002/2015
  • Aromatised wine-based drinks (14.2.7.2)
25/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • 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
» No reference no.
  • Edible cheese rind (1.7.3)
06/02/2015 procedure completed click here
» 000/2015
  • Decorations, coatings and fillings, except fruit-based fillings covered by category 4.2.4 (5.4)
25/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» No reference no.
  • Edible cheese rind (1.7.3)
23/01/2015 procedure completed click here
» 2012/09
  • 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)
26/06/2012 application received  
» No reference no.
  • Fruit wine and made wine (14.2.4)
08/02/2011 procedure completed click here