5 Flavouring Substances Deleted from the EU List

Posted By: Selerant RSA

On February 10, 2016, the European Commission published Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/178 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1334/2008 on flavourings.

The Union list of flavourings and source materials has been amended with the deletion of Vetiverol,  Vetiveryl acetate, Methyl-2-mercaptopropionate, 2-Acetyl-1,4,5,6-tetrahydropyridin, 2-Propionyl pyrroline 1 % vegetable oil triglycerides, which previously were allowed for all categories of flavoured food.

This regulation notifies that the foods containing those flavouring substances “which are lawfully placed on the market or labelled prior to 6 months after the date of entry into force of this Regulation but which do not comply with Part A of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1334/2008 may be marketed until their date of minimum durability or use by date”.

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