KOR/632
WTO/SPS
KR Südkorea
  • 67 - Lebensmitteltechnologie
2019-05-18
2019-03-20

Food additives

Proposed amendments to the Standards and Specifications for Food Additives. Language(s): Korean. Number of pages: 107

The Republic of Korea is proposing to amend the "Standards and Specifications for the Food Additives":

1)    The standard for manufacturing concerned on nitrous dioxide is newly established;

2)    General use level for microbial culture adjunct is newly established;

3)    The specifications of the following 6 food additives are revised:

L-Glutamic acid, Monoammonium L-glutamate, Monopotassium L-glutamiate, Cyanocobalamin, Annatto(water-soluble), Preservatives preparations;

4)    The general name and origin name of 59 natural flavouring substances is corrected;

5)    The standards for the use of the following 13 food additives are revised:

Copper gluconate, Manganese gluconate, Zinc gluconate, Ferrous gluconate, Phylloquinone, 5'-Cytidylic acid, Disodium 5'-cytidylate, 5'-Adenylic acid, Disodium 5'-uridylate, Cupric sulfate, Zinc sulfate, Potassium hydroxide, Heme iron;

6)    The analytical method for test of bactericidal activity is revised; 

7)    When processing aid will be used as food additive, the provision for additional toxicological data on submission of a dossier is newly established.