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This record represents the conclusions of a Joint FAO/WHO professional Committee convened to guage the protection of varied foodstuff ingredients, together with flavoring brokers which will recommending appropriate day-by-day intakes (ADIs) and to getting ready requirements for identification and purity. The Committee additionally evaluated the danger posed through foodstuff contaminants with the purpose of advising on hazard administration innovations for the aim of public healthiness security. the 1st a part of the record encompasses a common dialogue of the rules governing the toxicological evaluate and evaluation of consumption of meals ingredients (in specific flavoring brokers) and contaminants. A precis follows of the Committee s reviews of technical, toxicological, and consumption information for sure nutrition ingredients (acidified sodium chlorite asparaginase from Aspergillus oryzae expressed in Aspergillus oryzae, carrageenan and processed Eucheuma seaweed, cyclotetraglucose and cyclotetraglucose syrup, isoamylase from Pseudomonas amyloderamosa, magnesium sulfate, phospholipase A1 from Fusarium venenatum expressed in Aspergillus oryzae, sodium iron(III), ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), and steviol glycosides); 8 teams of similar flavoring brokers (linear and branched-chain aliphatic unsaturated, unconjugated alcohols, aldehydes, acids and similar esters; aliphatic acyclic and alicyclic terpenoid, tertiary alcohols and structurally similar ingredients; basic aliphatic and fragrant sulfides and thiols; aliphatic acyclic diols, triols and similar ingredients; aliphatic acetals; sulfur-containing heterocyclic compounds; aliphatic and fragrant amines and amides; and aliphatic alicyclic linear a b-unsaturated di- and trienals and comparable alcohols acids and esters); and nutrients contaminants (aflatoxin and ochratoxin A). standards for the next nutrients ingredients have been revised: maltol and ethyl maltol nisin coaching pectins polyvinyl alcohol and sucrose esters of fatty acids. requirements for the subsequent flavouring brokers have been revised: maltol and ethyl maltol maltyl isobutyrate 3-acetyl-2 5-dimethylfuran and a pair of four 5-trimethyl-delta-oxazoline (No. 1482, 1506, and 1559) and monomenthyl glutarate (No. 1414), in addition to the tactic of assay for the sodium salts of sure flavoring brokers. Annexed to the document are tables summarizing the Committee’s innovations for intakes and toxicological reviews of the foodstuff ingredients and contaminants thought of.

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5, 75, 150 or 300 mg sodium chlorite/kg bw by gavage Negatived Hayashi et al. 5 and 1 mg of Negativef sodium chlorite/day for 5 days Meier et al. 5 and 1 mg of Negativeg Meier et al. 5 and 1 mg of Negativeg Meier et al. 5 or 1 mg of sodium chlorite (equivalent to 10, 25 and 50 mg sodium chlorite/kg bw per day) by gavage Negativeh Meier et al. (1985) S9, 9000 × g supernatant from rat liver. a In the presence and absence of Kanechlor KC-400 induced rat liver microsomes. b Chlorine dioxide added to seafood samples at ratio of 2:1.

A third study was carried out using three groups of male rats consuming 0, 10 or 100 mg sodium chlorite/l in their drinking-water. Observed fertility rates did not differ in a dose-dependent manner, and litter survival rates, mean litter size, median day of eye opening and observed vaginal patency were unaffected by the treatment. No compound-related effects were seen during necropsy or on histopathological examination or in the haematological parameters tested. Sperm count and per cent sperm motility were unaltered by sodium chlorite exposure.

The use of food balance sheets may give an overestimate of average exposure, but underestimate intake for individuals with high intakes of food additives. For this reason, further assessments were conducted, based on individual food consumption data. 2 Assessment based on individual dietary records In the EU, an exposure assessment was performed by EFSA in 2005 for the treatment of poultry carcasses with four antimicrobial agents, including ASC (European Food Safety Authority, 2005). An estimate of exposure to chlorite and chlorate was made for the sixty-eighth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) based on EU food consumption of the three food categories from the draft EU concise food consumption database, which is currently being developed by EFSA.

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