NHFPC Issued 243 National Food Safety Standards

On 14 September 2016, National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China (NHFPC) issued 243 national food safety standards (Notice No. 11, 2016). It’s been almost a year since last national food safety standards issued. The 243 national food safety standards including 160 food additive standards, 73 test standards for substances in food, 1 nutrition enhancer standard and 9 test standards for food contact materials and articles. The test standards took into effect on 20 September 2016 while the food additive and nutrition enhancer standards will take into force on 1 January 2017. 

Some of food additive standards

No.

Name of National Standards

1

GB 1886.3-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Additive Calcium hydrophosphate

2

GB 1886.6-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Additive Calcium sulfate

3

GB 1886.22-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Additive Lemon oil

4

GB 1886.169-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Additive Carrageenan

Total

160 items

Some of test standards for substances in food

No.

Name of National Standards

1

GB 5009.157-2016 National Food Safety Standard Determination of taurine in food

2

GB 5009.234-2016 National Food Safety Standard Determination of ammonium salt in food

3

GB 5009.233-2016 National Food Safety Standard Determination of free acid mine in the vinegar

4

GB 14883.10-2016 National Food Safety Standard Determination of radioactive cesium - 137 in food

Total

73 items

Some of test standards for food contact materials and articles

No.

Name of National Standards

1

GB 31604.2-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Contact Materials and Articles Determination of potassium permanganate consumption

2

GB 31604.4-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Contact Materials and Articles Determination of volatile in resin

3

GB 31604.7-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Contact Materials and Articles Decolorization test

4

GB 31604.8-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food Contact Materials and Articles Determination of overall migration

Total

9 items

1 nutrition enhancer standard

No.

Name of National Standards

1

GB 1903.5-2016 National Food Safety Standard Food nutrition enhancer 5 '- cytidine acid disodium

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Reference

Notice on issuance of 243 national food safety standards (Notice No. 11, 2016)