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Administrative Order No. 123 s. 1970 on General Regulations for Labelling Artificial sweeteners in the Dietary Management of Disease in Man; Prohibited Artificial sweeteners (B-6.2 Food Additives & Preservatives).

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Regulation
Date
1970
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Procedural matters Food additives Packaging/labelling
Geographical area
Asia, Asia and the Pacific, East Asian Seas, North Pacific, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force immediately after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Order prohibits the use of artificial sweeteners in any food or drug intended for general use by human beings. In particular, cyclamates and artificially sweetened products, intended for human consumption in the dietary management, of disease in man, like diabetes and obesity, are classified as drugs and should be relabeled subject to the regulations promulgated under section 19(f) of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, if they are still on the market. As such, they should be available in drugstores only. Artificial sweeteners intended solely for drug use should have a specific labelling. The following artificial sweeteners are prohibited as additive in any food or drug: a) Dulcan (sucrol, valzin, p-phenotol carbamide, p-phenetylurea, 4-ethoxypeny­lurea; b) p-400 (5-Nitro-2n-Propxyaniline).

Full text
English
Website
www.fda.gov.ph

References - Legislation

Implements

Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (Republic Act No. 3720).

Legislation | Philippines | 1963

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Institution, Standards, Authorization/permit, Inspection, International trade, Fraud, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX