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Abstract

The present report relates to the opinion of the Scientific Committee for Food on the safety of anti-oxidants. The chemicals considered are L-ascorbic acid and its salts, ascorbyl palmitate, isoascorbic acid, four tocophenols, four tocotrienols and three gallates, as well as BHA, BHT and TBHQ. Sodium L-ascorbate and alpha-tocopherol were found to be acceptable. ADIs were set for gallates and BHT and temporarily for BHA, while isoascorbic acid (erythorbic acid) and TBHQ were considered not acceptable.

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Authors: CEC CEC BRUXELLES (BE), CEC BRUXELLES (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 12535 ES,DA,DE,GR,EN,FR,IT,NL,PT (1990), 61 PP., FS, ECU 6.25, AVAILABLE FROM THE OFFICE FOR OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, L-2985 LUXEMBOURG
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Record Number: 1989128023900 / Last updated on: 1994-09-12
Category: PUBLICATION
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