China NHFPC published GB2760-2014 Standard on Food Additives

Posted By: Selerant RSA

On Dec. 31, 2014, NHFPC published “GB2760-2014 National food safety standard Food additive usage standard”.


GB2760-2014 will take effect on May 24, 2015 and repeal the previous food additive regulation GB2760-2011. The main modifications are listed as below:


  1. Consolidation of the public notice on food additive usage from MOH2010-16 to NHFPC2014-17.
  2. Remove the part of Nutrient supplement and chewing gum bases and their ingredients, which will be regulated by another specific standard.
  3. Modification on “carry over” principle
  4. Modification on appendix A food additive usage restrictions
  5. Modification on appendix B Flavor restrictions
  6. Modification on appendix C Food industry processing aid restrictions
  7. Modification on appendix F Food categories

For more information you can consult REGDATA™ Global Food Regulations Library or contact the Food Compliance Cloud team to get the further information in English.