Normativa InternacionalSep. 30, 2011
China: estándar para aditivo alimentario goma de guar a partir del endospermo de las semillas Cyamops tetragonolobus
20 July 2011
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English|
|1.||Notifying Member: China
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: Ministry of Health (MOH)|
|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 additive Guar gum|
|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: National Food Safety Standard of the People’s Republic of China: Food Additive Guar Gum Language(s): Chinese Number of pages: 6|
|6.||Description of content: This standard applies to food additive Guar gum made from the endosperm of the seeds of Cyamops tetragonolobus (L.) Taub as raw material with the process of hydrating, pulverization etc. It specifies the technical requirements and testing methods for food additive Guar gum.|
|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)
The specification of Guar gum prepared at the 69th JECFA (2008).
[ ] 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 [X] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:
The indexes of this standard are as follows:
Viscosity/(mPa s) Conform the claim
Loss on drying/% ≤ 15.0
ash/% ≤ 1.0
Acid-insoluble matter/% ≤ 7.0
Protein/% ≤ 7.0
Heavy metal (calculated as Pb)/(mg/kg) ≤ 20
Lead (Pb)/(mg/kg) ≤ 2.0
Arsenic (As)/(mg/kg) ≤ 3.0
Borate Pass the test
Starch Pass the test
All the changes are based on the analysis of Chinese products.
|9.||Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available:|
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): To be determined.
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy): To be determined.
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): To be determined.
[ ] Trade facilitating measure
|12.||Final date for comments: [X] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or (dd/mm/yy): 18 September 2011
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:
|13.||Texts available from: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:|