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Notification details - 2018.0075

unauthorised colour Orange II (26 mg/kg - ppm) and unauthorised use of colour E 102 - tartrazine (8.9 mg/kg - ppm), of colour E 110 - Sunset Yellow FCF (5795.6 mg/kg - ppm), of colour E 122 - azorubine (2.5 mg/kg - ppm), of colour E 124 - Ponceau 4R / cochineal red A (4026.8 mg/kg - ppm) and of colour E 129 - Allura Red AC (13.8 mg/kg - ppm) in ground hot paprika seasoning from Spain, packaged in Morocco
2018.0075
food - information for follow-up - official control on the market
10/01/2018
withdrawal from recipient(s)
13/07/2018
distribution restricted to notifying country
Italy (IT)
ground hot paprika seasoning
Classification
information for follow-up
herbs and spices
undecided
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup2 Spain 21/02/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup3 Spain 08/03/2018 outcome of investigations
fup4 Spain 24/04/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup6 Morocco 26/06/2018 follow-up from non-member country
fup7 Spain 05/07/2018 outcome of investigations
fup8 Morocco 13/07/2018 follow-up from non-member country
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
unauthorised colour Orange II composition 26 mg/kg - ppm 10/11/2017
unauthorised use of colour E 102 - tartrazine food additives and flavourings 8.9 mg/kg - ppm
unauthorised use of colour E 110 - Sunset Yellow FCF food additives and flavourings 5795.6 mg/kg - ppm
unauthorised use of colour E 122 - azorubine food additives and flavourings 2.5 mg/kg - ppm
unauthorised use of colour E 124 - Ponceau 4R / cochineal red A food additives and flavourings 4026.8 mg/kg - ppm
unauthorised use of colour E 129 - Allura Red AC food additives and flavourings 13.8 mg/kg - ppm
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Italy (D) Morocco (O) Spain (O)