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Notification details - 2017.1459

too high content of colour E 102 - tartrazine (5087.2 mg/kg - ppm), of colour E 110 - Sunset Yellow FCF (12520.9 mg/kg - ppm) and of colour E 124 - Ponceau 4R / cochineal red A (422.6 mg/kg - ppm) and undeclared colour E 142 - Green S (318.6 mg/kg - ppm) in coloured preparation of cocoa butter from France
2017.1459
food - information for follow-up - official control on the market
15/09/2017
recall from consumers
16/10/2017
distribution to other member countries
France (FR)
coloured preparation of cocoa butter
No
cocoa and cocoa preparations, coffee and tea
01/02/2019
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
too high content of colour E 102 - tartrazine food additives and flavourings 5087.2 mg/kg - ppm 29/06/2017
too high content of colour E 110 - Sunset Yellow FCF food additives and flavourings 12520.9 mg/kg - ppm 29/06/2017
too high content of colour E 124 - Ponceau 4R / cochineal red A food additives and flavourings 422.6 mg/kg - ppm 29/06/2017
undeclared colour E 142 - Green S food additives and flavourings 318.6 mg/kg - ppm 29/06/2017
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Australia (D) Bahrain (D) Belgium (D) China (D) France (D/O) Germany (D) Hong Kong (D) Netherlands (D) Portugal (D) Singapore (D) Spain (D) Sweden (D) Taiwan (D) Thailand (D) United Kingdom (D)