E341

Calcium phosphates

E Number E341
Name Calcium phosphates
Class Others
Groups Phosphoric acid — phosphates — di-, tri- and polyphosphates
Additional details Stabilizer, acidity regulator
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Refreshments, nectars, juices, powder milk, sheep and goat milk, pastry, olives, sauces, cheese, meat products
Observations May cause hyperactivity and digestive problems. Al long terms may reduce calcium and phosphorus homeostasis.
Evaluation Precaution

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Conditions of use in food categories

Category Number Category Name Maximum Level (mg/l or mg/kg as appropriate) Details Restrictions/exceptions
0 All categories of foods10 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5 The maximum level shall apply unless a different maximum level is specified in points 01 to 18 of this Annex in relation to individual foods or categories of foodsonly foods in dried powdered form (i.e. foods dried during the production process, and mixtures thereof), excluding foods listed in table 1 of Part A of this Annex
01.1 Unflavoured pasteurised and sterilised (including UHT) milk1 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only sterilised and UHT milk
01.4 Flavoured fermented milk products including heat-treated products3 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5 
01.5 Dehydrated milk as defined by Directive 2001/114/EC1 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only partly dehydrated milk with less than 28 % solids
01.5 Dehydrated milk as defined by Directive 2001/114/EC1 500The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only partly dehydrated milk with more than 28 % solids
01.5 Dehydrated milk as defined by Directive 2001/114/EC2 500The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only dried milk and dried skimmed milk
01.6.3 Other creams5 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only sterilised, pasteurised, UHT cream and whipped cream
01.7.1 Unripened cheese excluding products falling in category 162 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5except mozzarella
01.7.5 Processed cheese20 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5 
01.7.6 Cheese products (excluding products falling in category 16)2 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only unripened products
01.8 Dairy analogues, including beverage whiteners5 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only whipped cream analogues
01.8 Dairy analogues, including beverage whiteners20 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only processed cheese analogues
01.8 Dairy analogues, including beverage whiteners30 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only beverage whiteners
01.8 Dairy analogues, including beverage whiteners50 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only beverage whiteners for vending machines
02.2.1 Butter and concentrated butter and butter oil and anhydrous milkfat2 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only soured cream butter
02.2.2 Other fat and oil emulsions including spreads as defined by Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 and liquid emulsions5 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only spreadable fats
02.3 Vegetable oil pan spray30 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only water-based emulsion sprays for coating baking tins
03 Edible ices1 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5 
04.2.4.1 Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote800The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only fruit preparations
04.2.4.1 Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote4 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only glazings for vegetable products
04.2.5.4 Nut butters and nut spreads5 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only spreadable fats excluding butter
04.2.6 Processed potato produc