Aluminum-containing food additives (ICS code: 67.220.20)
Health Canada's Proposal to revise certain permitted uses of aluminum-containing food additives. Language(s): English and French. Number of pages: 24 and 26
Health Canada has completed a review of aluminum in foods in Canada and is proposing to revise certain permitted uses of aluminum-containing food additives. The proposed changes to the Lists of Permitted Food Additives are described in the information document referenced below.
The purpose of this communication is to publicly announce the Department's intention in this regard and to provide the appropriate contact information for inquiries or for those wishing to submit new scientific information relevant to Health Canada's scientific assessment.
Health Canada's Food Directorate is committed to reviewing new scientific information on the safety in use of any food additive that is permitted in Canada or is under consideration for approval in Canada, including already-permitted aluminum-containing food additives.
Health Canada is able to consider information received by 22 May 2023, 75 days from the date of this posting.