ANNEX 4
                                                            ADI for man and other
                                         Specifications1    toxicological

    A.  Food additives


    Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)       R                  0-0.3 mg/kg b.w.2

    Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT)       R                  0-0.125 mg/kg b.w.2

    Dodecyl gallate                      R                  No ADI allocated3

    Octyl gallate                        R                  No ADI allocated3

    Propyl gallate                       R                  0-2.5 mg/kg b.w.

    Tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ)    R                  0-0.2 mg/kg b.w.2

    Tocopherol, dl-alpha-                R )
                                           )                0.15-2 mg/kg b.w.4,5
    Tocopherol, d-alpha-concentrate      N )     

    Flavouring agents

    d-Carvone                            R )     
                                           )                0-1.0 mg/kg b.w.2,3
    l-Carvone                            R )    

    Food colours

    Brown FK                             R                  No ADI allocated3

    Curcumin                             R                  0-0.1 mg/kg b.w.2

    Erythrosine                          R                  0-0.6 mg/kg b.w.2

                                                            ADI for man and other
                                         Specifications1    toxicological

    Fast Green FCF                       R                  0-25 mg/kg b.w.

    Lithol rubine BK                     R                  No ADI allocated3

    Turmeric oleoresin                   O                  0-0.3 mg/kg b.w.2

    Sweetening agents

    Mannitol                             R                  ADI "not specified"6

    Thickening agents

    Ethylhydroxyethyl cellulose          S                  0-25 mg/kg b.w.7

    Karaya gum                           S                  0-20 mg/kg b.w.2

    Processed Euchuema seaweed           N,T                No ADI allocated3

    Tara gum                             R                  ADI "not specified"6

    Xanthan gum                          R                  ADI "not specified"6

    Miscellaneous food additives

    Glucono-delta-lactone                R                  ADI "not specified"6

    Hydrocarbon waxes                    N,T8               No ADI allocated3

    Mineral oil                          R,T                ADI "not specified"2,6

    Petroleum jelly                      N,T                No ADI allocated3

    Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)           R                  0-50 mg/kg b.w.

    Sodium aluminium
      phosphate, acidic                  S                  0-0.6 mg/kg b.w.5,9

    Sodium aluminium
      phosphate, basic                   S

                                                            ADI for man and other
                                         Specifications1    toxicological

    Sulfur dioxide and
      sulfites                           R,T10              0-0.7 mg/kg b.w.

    Talc                                 R,T                ADI "not specified"6

    B.  Contaminants

    Lead (children and infants)          -                  25 g/kg b.w.11


                             Specifications only1

    Blackcurrant extract                                     N,T

    Calcium disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate               R
    Carob bean gum                                           R,T
    Citric and fatty acid esters of glycerol                 R,T

    Heptanes                                                   R

    Lecithin                                                 R,T
    Lecithin, partially hydrolysed                           N,T

    Potassium malate solutions, DL-                            W

    Sodium dihydrogen citrate                                  R
    Sodium fumarate                                            R
    Sodium malate, DL-                                         R

    Tocopherol concentrate, mixed                              N
    Turmeric colour                                          N,T
        Notes to Annex 4

    1.   N, new specifications prepared; O, specifications not prepared;
         R, existing specifications revised; S, specifications exist,
         revision not considered or not required; T, the existing, new or
         revised specifications are tentative and comments are invited;
         and W, previously established specifications withdrawn.

    2.   Temporary acceptance.

    3.   Insufficient information available to establish an ADI.

    4.   The lower value represents the daily dietary allowance
         recommended by the US National Academy of Sciences/National
         Research Council. The upper value represents the maximum value
         for the ADI.

    5.   ADI applies to the two listed compounds, alone or in combination.

    6.   ADI "not specified" means that, on the basis of the available
         data (chemical, biochemical, toxicological, and other), the total
         daily intake of the substance, arising from its use at the levels
         necessary to achieve the desired effect and from its acceptable
         background in food, does not, in the opinion of the Committee,
         represent a hazard to health. For that reason, and for the
         reasons stated in the individual evaluations, the establishment
         of an ADI expressed in numerical form is not deemed necessary.

    7.   Group ADI for modified celluloses.

    8.   New tentative specifications for paraffin wax were prepared.

    9.   Group temporary ADI for aluminium salts expressed as aluminium.

    10.  Revised tentative specifications for sulfur dioxide were

    11.  Provisional tolerable weekly intake (PTWI).

    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations