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Decree on requirements for extraction solvents used for food production.

Type of law

This Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture, which is composed of seven paragraphs and one Annex, lays down, in accordance with European Union legislation, quantities and types of extraction solvents, conditions of their use for food production and groups of foodstuffs in which these substances may be present. For the purposes of this Decree extraction solvent is defined as the substance used for the dissolution of foodstuffs or their components, including all contaminants present in food or on food surface, used during processing of raw materials, foodstuffs or their components and which may be removed but may lead to unintentional but technically unavoidable occurrence of residues or derivatives in food. Par. 4 defines requirements for packaging and labeling of extraction solvents. Annex 1 specifies extraction solvents permitted for the production of foodstuffs with conditions of their use and maximum permitted levels of residues.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on 9 November 2018.
Serial Imprint
Collection of Laws No. 253/2018
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Vyhl ka, kterou se stanov druhy a podm nky pou it p datn ch l tek a extrak n ch rozpou t del p i v rob potravin.