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Miscellaneous Food Additives (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Regulation 12

SCHEDULE 3Containing new Schedule 7 to the Principal Regulations

Regulations 3(2) to (4) and 4(3)

Schedule 7Foods in which a limited number of miscellaneous additives listed in Schedule 1 may be used

Column 1Column 2Column 3
FoodAdditiveMaximum level
Cocoa and chocolate products as defined in Directive 73/241/EEC (not including cocoa and chocolate products energy reduced or with no added sugars)E 330 Citric acid0.5%
E 322 Lecithinsquantum satis
E 334 Tartaric acid0.5%
E 422 Glycerolquantum satis
E 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
E 170 Calcium carbonates7% on dry matter without fat expressed as potassium carbonates
E 500 Sodium carbonates
E 501 Potassium carbonates
E 503 Ammonium carbonates
E 504 Magnesium carbonates
E 524 Sodium hydroxide
E 525 Potassium hydroxide
E 526 Calcium hydroxide
E 527 Ammonium hydroxide
E 528 Magnesium hydroxyide
E 530 Magnesium oxide
E 414 Acacia gumas glazing agents only
E 440 Pectinsquantum satis
Fruit juices and nectars as defined in Directive 93/77/EEC(1)E 300 Ascorbic acidquantum satis
Pineapple and passion fruit juices and nectarsE 440 Pectins3 g/l
Pineapple juice as defined in Directive 93/77/EECE 296 Malic acid3 g/l
Nectars as defined in Directive 93/77/EECE 330 Citric acid5 g/l
E 270 Lactic acid5 g/l
Grape juice as defined in Directive 93/77/EECE 170 Calcium carbonatesquantum satis
E 336 Potassium tartrates
Fruit juices as defined in Directive 93/77/EECE 330 Citric acid3 g/l
Extra jam and extra jelly, as defined in Directive 79/693/EECE 270 Lactic acidquantum satis
E 296 Malic acid
E 300 Asorbic acid
E 327 Calcium lactate
E 330 Citric acid
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 333 Calcium citrates
E 334 Tartaric acid
E 335 Sodium tartrates
E 350 Sodium malates
E 440 Pectins
E 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
Jam, jellies and marmalades as defined in Directive 79/693/EEC and other similar fruit spreads including low-calorie productsE 270 Lactic acidquantum satis
E 296 Malic acid
E 300 Ascorbic acid
E 327 Calcium lactate
E 330 Citric acid
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 333 Calcium citrates
E 334 Tartaric acid
E 335 Sodium tartrates
E 350 Sodium malates
E 400 Alginic acid10 g/kg (individually or in combination)
E 401 Sodium alginate
E 402 Potassium alginate
E 403 Ammomium alginate
E 404 Calcium alginate
E 406 Agar
E 407 Carrageenan
E 410 Locust bean gum
E 412 Guar gum
E 415 Xanthan gum
E 418 Gellan gum
E 440 Pectinsquantum satis
E 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
E 509 Calcium chloride
E 524 Sodium hydroxide
Partially dehydrated and dehydrated milk as defined in Directive 76/118/EEC(2)E 300 Ascorbic acidquantum satis
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 304 Fatty acid esters of ascorbic acid
E 322 Lecithins
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 332 Potassium citrates
E 407 Carrageenan
E 500 (ii) Sodium bicarbonate
E 501 (ii) Potassium bicarbonate
E 509 Calcium chloride
Plain pasteurised creamE 401 Sodium alginatequantum satis
E 402 Potassium alginate
E 407 Carageenan
E 466 Sodium carboxy methyl cellulose
E 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids

Frozen and deep-frozen unprocessed fruit and vegetables; prepacked, refrigerated unprocessed fruit and vegetables ready for consumption and prepacked unprocessed and peeled potatoes

Fruit compote

Unprocessed fish, crustaceans and molluscs, including such products frozen and deep-frozen

E 300 Ascorbic acidquantum satis
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 302 Calcium ascorbate
E 330 Citric acid
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 332 Potassium citrates
E 333 Calcium citrates
Quick-cook riceE 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acidsquantum satis
E 472a Acetic acid esters of mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
Non-emulsified oils and fats of animal or vegetable origin (except virgin oils and olive oils)E 304 Fatty acid esters of ascorbic acidquantum satis
E 306 Tocopherol-rich extract
E 307 Alpha-tocopherol
E 308 Gamma-tocopherol
E 309 Delta-tocopherol
E 322 Lecithins30 g/l
E 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids10 g/l
E 330 Citric acidquantum satis
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 332 Potassium citrates
E 333 Calcium citrates
Non-emulsified oils and fats of animal or vegetable origin (except virgin oils and olive oils) specifically intended for cooking or frying purposes or for the preparation of gravyE 270 Lactic acidquannum satis
E 300 Ascorbic acid
E 304 Fatty acid esters of ascorbic acid
E 306 Tocopherol-rich extract
E 307 Alpha-tocopherol
E 308 Gamma-tocopherol
E 309 Delta-tocopherol
E 322 Lecithins30 g/l
E 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids10 g/l
E 472c Citric acid esters of mono-and diglycerides of fatty acidsquantum satis
E 330 Citric acid
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 332 Potassium citrates
E 333 Calcium citrates
Refined olive oil, including olive pomace oilE 307 Alpha-tocopherol200 mg/l
Ripened cheeseE 170 Calcium carbonatesquantum satis
E 504 Magnesium carbonates
E 509 Calcium chloride
E 575 Glucono-delta-lactone
Sliced and grated ripened cheeseE 170 Calcium carbonatesquantum satis
E 504 Magnesium carbonates
E 509 Calcium chloride
E 575 Glucono-delta-lactone
E 460 Celluloses
Mozzarella and whey cheeseE 270 Lactic acidquantum satis
E 330 Citric acid
E 575 Glucono-delta-lactone
E 260 Acetic acid
Soured-cream butterE 500 Sodium carbonatesquantum satis
Canned and bottled fruit and vegetablesE 260 Acetic acidquantum satis
E 261 Potassium acetate
E 262 Sodium acetates
E 263 Calcium acetate
E 270 Lactic acid
E 296 Malic acid
E 300 Asorbic acid
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 302 Calcium ascorbate
E 325 Sodium lactate
E 326 Potassium lactate
E 327 Calcium lactate
E 330 Citric acid
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 332 Potassium citrates
E 333 Calcium citrates
E 334 Tartaric acid
E 335 Sodium tartrates
E 336 Potassium tartrates
E 337 Sodium potassium tartrate
E 509 Calcium chloride
E 575 Glucono-delta-lactone
GehaktE 300 Ascorbic acidquantum satis
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 302 Calcium ascorbate
E 330 Citric acid
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 332 Potassium citrates
E 333 Calcium citrates
Pre-packed preparations of fresh minced meatE 300 Ascorbic acidquantum satis
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 302 Calcium ascorbate
E 330 Citric acid
E 331 Sodium citrates
E 332 Potassium citrates
E 333 Calcium citrates
Bread prepared solely with the following ingredients: wheat-flour, water, yeast or leaven, saltE 260 Acetic acidquantum satis
E 261 Potassium acetate
E 262 Sodium acetates
E 263 Calcium acetate
E 270 Lactic acid
E 300 Ascorbic acid
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 302 Calcium ascorbate
E 304 Fatty acid esters of ascorbic acid
E 322 Lecithins
E 325 Sodium lactate
E 326 Potassium lactate
E 327 Calcium lactate
E 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
E 472a Acetic acid esters of mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
E 472d Tartaric acid esters of mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
E 472e Mono-and diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
472f Mixed acetic and tartaric acid esters of mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
Pain courant françaisE 260 Acetic acidquantum satis
E261 Potassium acetate
E 262 Sodium acetates
E 263 Calcium acetate
E 270 Lactic acid
E 300 Ascorbic acid
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 302 Calcium ascorbate
E 304 Fatty acid esters of ascorbic acid
E 322 Lecithins
E 325 Sodium lactate
E 326 Potassium lactate
E 327 Calcium lactate
E 471 Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids
Fresh pastaE 270 Lactic acidquantum satis
E 300 Ascorbic acid
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 322 Lecithins
E 330 Citric acid
E 334 Tartaric acid
E 471 Mono-and digylcerides of fatty acids
E 575 Glucono-delta-lactone
Wines and sparkling wines and partially fermented grape must

Additives authorised:

in accordance with Regulations (EEC) No. 822/87, (EEC) No. 4252/88, (EEC) No. 2332/92 and (EEC) No. 1873/84 and their implementing regulations; in accordance with Regulation (EEC) No. 1873/84 authorising the offer or disposal for direct human consumption of certain imported wines which may have undergone oenological processes not provided for in Regulation (EEC) No. 337/79

pro memoria
BeerE 270 Lactic acidquantum satis
E 300 Ascorbic acid
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
E 330 Citric acid
E 414 Acacia acid
Foie gras, foie gras entler, blocs de foie grasE 300 Ascorbic acidquantum satis
E 301 Sodium ascorbate
(1)

O.J. No. L244, 30.9.93, p. 23

(2)

O.J. No. L24, 30.1.76, p. 49

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