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Notification details - 2018.1622

unauthorised colours Sudan 1 (790 µg/kg - ppb), Sudan 3 (61 µg/kg - ppb), Sudan Red G (11 µg/kg - ppb) and Para Red (97 µg/kg - ppb) in spice mix from Georgia, via Estonia
2018.1622
food - alert - official control on the market
12/06/2018
withdrawal from recipient(s)
01/08/2018
distribution to other member countries
Finland (FI)
spice mix
Classification
alert
herbs and spices
serious
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup2 Estonia 25/06/2018 request
fup6 Finland 24/07/2018 information on sampling/analysis
fup7 Georgia 31/07/2018 additional information
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
unauthorised colour Para Red composition 97 µg/kg - ppb
unauthorised colour Sudan 1 composition 790 µg/kg - ppb 16/05/2018
unauthorised colour Sudan 3 composition 61 µg/kg - ppb
unauthorised colour Sudan Red G composition 11 µg/kg - ppb
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Commission Services  Estonia (D) Finland (D) Georgia (O) INFOSAN