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Notification details - 2010.1385

too high content of E 210 - benzoic acid (477 mg/l) and of E 200 - sorbic acid (389 mg/l), high content of caffeine (674 mg/l) in and risk of overdosage with nicotinic acid (14.63 mg/100ml) from consuming energy drink from the United States, via the Netherlands
2010.1385
food - alert - food poisoning
13/10/2010
informing recipient(s)
25/07/2011
distribution on the market (possible)
Germany (DE)
energy drink
Classification
alert
non-alcoholic beverages
undecided
has been published before
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
high content of caffeine food additives and flavourings 674 mg/l 26/05/2010
risk of overdosage with nicotinic acid composition 14.63 mg/100ml 26/05/2010
too high content of E 200 - sorbic acid food additives and flavourings 389 mg/l 26/05/2010
too high content of E 210 - benzoic acid food additives and flavourings 477 mg/l 26/05/2010
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Germany (D) Netherlands (O) United States (O)