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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, iso-ascorbic 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 iso-ascorbic acid (erythorbic acid) and TBHQ were considered not acceptable.

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Authors: CEC, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 12535 ES,DA,DE,GR,EN,FR,IT,NL,PT (1990) 61 pp., FS, ECU 6.25
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ISBN: ISBN 92-826-1070-5
Record Number: 199010280 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en