Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/1649 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1334/2008 as regards removal from the Union list of certain flavouring substances

Jurisdiction:  EU

Commencement:   25th November 2018

Amends:   Regulation (EC) No. 1334/2008 on flavourings and certain food ingredients with flavouring properties for use in and on foods


Mini Summary

These Regulations lay down rules on flavourings and food ingredients with flavouring properties for use in and on foods. Their aim is to ensure the effective functioning of the internal market whilst ensuring a high level of protection of human health and a high level of consumer protection.


This Amends the European Communities Regulation No. 1334/2008 Part, A of Annex, I (Community list of flavourings and source materials approved for use in and on foods) by deleting the following and sets out transitional arrangements for products contain them.

  • p-Mentha-1,4(8)-dien-3-one
  • 2-Aminoacetophenone
  • 4-Acetyl-2,5-dimethylfuran-3(2H)-one

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