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Canadá: permiten el uso de lecitina como agente de liberación en la producción de cereales infantiles
20 June 2012
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English/
The following communication, received on 11 June 2012, is being circulated at the request of the Delegation of Canada.
|Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (1638 – Lecithin)|
| Health Canada has received a submission from industry requesting that the Food and Drug Regulations (the Regulations) be amended to permit the use of lecithin as a release agent in the production of infant cereal products at a maximum level of use of 1.75% as consumed.
An Interim Marketing Authorization (IMA) was issued to permit the immediate use of this food additive as proposed in the submission while the regulatory process was undertaken to amend the Regulations. It was published in the government notices section of the Canada Gazette, Part I, on 18 July 2009 (G/SPS/N/CAN/395).
Evaluation of available data supports the safety and effectiveness of this food additive in the above specified use. Therefore, the Regulations are amended to permit the use of the above noted food additive as described.
These Regulations entered into force on 17 May 2012.
|This addendum concerns a:|
|[ ] Modification of final date for comments|
|[X] Notification of adoption, publication or entry into force of regulation|
|[ ] Modification of content and/or scope of previously notified draft regulation|
|[ ] Withdrawal of proposed regulation|
|[ ] Change in proposed date of adoption, publication or date of entry into force|
|[ ] Other:|
|Comment period: (If the addendum extends the scope of the previously notified measure in terms of products and/or potentially affected Members, a new deadline for receipt of comments should be provided, normally of at least 60 calendar days. Under other circumstances, such as extension of originally announced final date for comments, the comment period provided in the addendum may vary.)|
|[ ] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the addendum to the notification and/or (dd/mm/yy): Not applicable|
|Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [ ] National Notification Authority, [ ] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e-mail address (if available) of other body:|
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