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E171 Titanium dioxide in foods

Public Health Regulations (Food) (Food Additives) 5761-2001 - Amendment

A new amendment to the list of allowed food additives detailed in the First Annex of Public Health Regulations (Food) (Food Additives). This amendment removes E171 (Titanium dioxide) from the list and prohibits its use in food. This action follows the European Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/63 of 14 January 2022, amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the food additive titanium dioxide (E 171) and the recommendation of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). 

This amendment will enter into force on 1 June 2023 and allow the marketing of all food manufactured before this date until their expiry date.