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The Preservatives in Food Regulations 1989

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1.—(1) Each container to which regulation 6(2) applies shall bear a label on which is printed a true statement,–

(a)in respect of each permitted preservative present, of the serial number, if any, as specified in relation thereto in column 2 or 4 of Part I of Schedule 1, and of the common or usual name or an appropriate designation of that permitted preservative;

(b)where any other substance or substances is or are present, of the common or usual name or an appropriate designation of each such substance; and

(c)where two or more of the substances referred to in paragraphs 1(1)(a) and (b) of this Schedule are present, of the proportion of each such substance present, save that the label shall only have printed on it a statement of the proportion of any substance present, other than a permitted preservative, if any regulations, other than these Regulations or any amendment to these Regulations, made under the Act contain a requirement to that effect.

(2) The said statement shall be headed or preceded by the words “for foodstuffs (restricted use)”.

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