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Food Additives Order No. 542.

Type of law

The Order applies to the additives used in food and foodstuff and sets regulations on the authorized solvents, colouring and additives. The Regulation applies specifically to their extraction, to food enzymes and additivites, to the processing aid and flavouring of food. The purpose of this document is to ensure that human, animal and plant health is protected and that the microbial cultures enlisted on the national Food Authority List are notified and authorized. This list is found at
Appendix 1 - Extraction solvents used in the treatment of raw materials, foods and food ingredients.
Appendix 2 - Information to be submitted for food enzyme approval.
Appendix 3 Use of nitrites (E 249-250) in meat products.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 June 2013.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om tils tninger mv. til f devarer.