Normativa otros paísesDic. 28, 2011
Brasil: establecen límite máximo tolerable para cromo y cobre en alimentos y bebidas
20 December 2011
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English|
|1.||Notifying Member: Brazil
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: ANVISA – Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency|
|3.||Products covered (provide tariff item number(s) as specified in national schedules deposited with the WTO; ICS numbers should be provided in addition, where applicable): Food and beverages additives|
|4.||Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:
[X] All trading partners
[ ] Specific regions or countries:
|5.||Title of the notified document: Maximum tolerable limits of chrome and copper in food and beverages Language(s): Portuguese Number of pages: 3|
|6.||Description of content: This draft technical resolution establishes the maximum tolerable limits for chrome and copper in food and beverages.
This resolution applies to establishments that produce, industrialize, fractionize, distribute, import and/or commercialize food and beverages. It does not apply to food in which copper is naturally present, water, food supplemented with copper and for other foods with maximum limit of chrome and copper established in specific resolutions.
When adopted, it will revoke administrative acts SNVS/MS no. 11, 20 May 1987 and SVS/MS no. 685, 27 August 1998, where it relates to the maximum limits of copper in food.
|7.||Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [ ] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [ ] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [ ] protect territory from other damage from pests.|
|8.||Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:
[X] Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text) When there is a Codex Alimentarius international standard, these standards were used: CODEX STAN 19-1981 for refined fats, virgin fats and oils; CODEX STAN 210-1999 for refined oils and virgin oils; CODEX STAN 280-1973 for anhydrous milk-fat; CODEX STAN 290-1995 for edible casein products; CODEX STAN 150-1985, Rev. 1-1997 Amend. 1-1999, Amend. 2-2001, Amend. 3-2006 1 for food grade salt.
[ ] World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number)
[ ] International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number)
[ ] None
Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:
|9.||Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available: Brazilian Official Journal (Diário Oficial da União), 25 November 2011; Section 1, page 50. Draft Resolution (Consulta Pública) number 55, 18 November 2011, issued by Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency – Anvisa; to be published at Brazilian Official Journal (available in Portuguese)|
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): February 2012
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy): February 2012
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): February 2012
[X] Trade facilitating measure
|12.||Final date for comments: [ ] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or (dd/mm/yy): 25 January 2012
Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency – ANVISA
SIA, Trecho 5, Área Especial 57
Brasilia – DF/Brazil
Tel: +(55) 61 3462 5402
Fax: +(55) 61 3462 5414
|13.||Texts available from: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
The full text can be directly accessed through the following link: