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The Japan Food Chemical Research Foundation
List of Designated Additives
Last updateF10/26/2016

The substances below are the designated additives appearing in Table 1, as mentioned in Article 12 of the Enforcement Regulations under Article 10 of the Food Sanitation Act. These additives are listed here in alphabetic order. They are 454 in total as of October 06, 2016 . The number preceding the name of each additive is the sequence number given to the corresponding additive in the original Japanese table.@@
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No.
Name
16
Acesulfame Potassium
20
Acetaldehyde
322
Acetic Acid, Glacial
23
Acetone
22
Acetophenone
17
9Acetylated Distarch Adipate
19
Acetylated Distarch Phosphate
18
Acetylated Oxidized Starch
5
Adipic Acid
26
Advantame
32
DL-Alanine
190
Aliphatic Higher Alcohols Ref.
191
Aliphatic Higher Aldehydes (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
192
Aliphatic Higher Hydrocarbons (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
178
Allyl Cyclohexylpropionate
363
Allyl Hexanoate (Allyl Caproate)
53
Allyl Isothiocyanate (Volatile Oil of Mustard)
428
Aluminum Ammonium Sulfate (Crystal: Ammonium Alum, Desiccated: Burnt Ammonium Alum)
429
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate (Crystal: Alum or Potassium Alum, Desiccated: Burnt Alum)
29
(3-Amino-3-carboxypropyl)dimethylsulfonium chloride
43
Ammonia
35
Ammonium Alginate
240
Ammonium Bicarbonate (Ammonium Hydrogen Carbonate)
237
Ammonium Carbonate
81
Ammonium Chloride
445
Ammonium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Ammonium Phosphate, Monobasic or Monoammonium Phosphate)
44
Ammonium isovalerate
98
Ammonium Persulfate
430
Ammonium Sulfate
30
Amylalcohol
31
a-Amylcinnamaldehyde (a-Amylcinnamic Aldehyde)
27
Anisaldehyde (p-Methoxybenzaldehyde)
28
b-apo-8'-carotenal
34
L-Arginine L-Glutamate
372
Aromatic Alcohols Ref.
373
Aromatic Aldehydes (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
7
L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
9
L-Ascorbic Acid 2-glucoside
12
L-Ascorbic Palmitate (Vitamim C Palmitate)
10
L-Ascorbic Stearate (Vitamin C Stearate)
13
Asparaginase
15
Aspartame (a-L-Aspartyl-L-Phenylalanine Methyl Ester)
25
Azoxystrobin
368
Benzaldehyde
40
Benzoic Acid
96
Benzoyl Peroxide
161
Benzyl Acetate
367
Benzyl Alcohol
359
Benzyl Propionate
306
Biotin
308
Bisbentiamine (Benzoylthiamine Disulfide)
386
d-Borneol
344
Butanol
160
Butyl Acetate
345
Butylamine
416
Butyl Butyrate
299
Butyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
347
Butylated Hydroxyanisole
186
Butylated Hydroxytoluene
346
Butyraldehyde
412
Butyric Acid
150
Calcium Acetate
37
Calcium Alginate
8
Calcium L-Ascorbate
239
Calcium Carbonate
99
Calcium Carboxymethylcellulose (Calcium Cellulose Glycolate)
83
Calcium Chloride
112
Calcium Citrate
449
Calcium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Monobasic)
330
Calcium Dihydrogen Pyrophosphate (Acid Calcium Pyrophosphate)
75
Calcium Disodium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (Calcium Disodium EDTA)
125
Calcium Gluconate
120
Calcium Glycerophosphate
224
Calcium Hydroxide (Slaked Lime)
288
Calcium Lactate
448
Calcium Monohydrogen Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Dibasic)
168
Calcium Oxide
304
Calcium Pantothenate
357
Calcium Propionate
422
Calcium 5'-Ribonucleotide
165
Calcium Saccharin
135
Calcium Silicate
236
Calcium Sorbate
228
Calcium Stearate
230
Calcium Stearoyl Lactylate (Calcium Stearyl Lactylate)
432
Calcium Sulfate
102
Canthaxanthin
284
Carbon Dioxide (Carbonic Acid, Gas)
101
b-Carotene
282
Chlorine Dioxide
2
Chlorous Acid Water
146
Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)
184
1,8-Cineole (Eucalyptol)
222
Cinnamaldehyde (Cinnamic Aldehyde)
137
Cinnamic Acid
154
Cinnamyl Acetate
221
Cinnamyl Alcohol (Cinnamic Alcohols)
181
Citral
108
Citric Acid
182
Citronellal
183
Citronellol
153
Citronellyl Acetate
105
Citronellyl Formate
266
Copper Chlorophyll
264
Copper Salts (limited to Copper Gluconate and Cupric Sulfate)
152
Cyclohexyl Acetate
415
Cyclohexyl Butyrate
179
L-Cystein Monohydrochloride
254
Decanal (Decyl Aldehyde)
255
Decanol (Decyl Alcohol)
444
Diammonium Hydrogen Phosphate (Diammnonium Phosphate or Ammnonium Phosphate, Dibasic)
187
Dibenzoyl Thiamine
188
Dibenzoyl Thiamine Hydrochloride
177
2,3-Diethyl-5-methylpyrazine
176
2,3|Diethylpyrazine
193
2,3-Dimethylpyrazine
194
2,5-Dimethylpyrazine
195
2,6-Dimethylpyrazine
196
2,6-Dimethylpyridine
185
Diphenyl (Biphenyl)
446
Dipotassium Hydrogen Phosphate (Dipotassium Phosphate or Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic)
180
Disodium 5'-Cytidylate (Sodium 5'-Cytidylate)
331
Disodium Dihydrogen Pyrophosphate (Acid Disodium Pyrophosphate)
76
Disodium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (Disodium EDTA)
121
Disodium Glycyrrhizinate
107
Disodium 5'-Guanylate (Sodium 5'-Guanylate)
450
Disodium Hydrogen Phosphate (Disodium Phosphate)
60
Disodium 5'-Inosinate (Sodium 5'-Inosinate)
423
Disodium 5'-Ribonucleotide (Sodium 5'-Ribonucleotide)
145
Disodium Succinate
203
Disodium DL-Tartrate (Disodium dl-Tartrate)
204
Disodium L-Tartrate (Disodium l-Tartrate)
63
Disodium 5'-Uridylate (Sodium 5'-Uridylate)
439
Distarch Phosphate
80
Ergocalciferol (Calciferol or Vitamin D2)
78
Erythorbic Acid (Isoascorbic Acid)
65
Ester Gum
66
Esters Ref.
77
Ethers Ref.
149
Ethyl Acetate
21
Ethyl Acetoacetate
414
Ethyl Butyrate
138
Ethyl Cinnamate
256
Ethyl Decanoate (Ethyl Caprate)
67
Mixture of 2-Ethyl-3,5-dimethylpyrazine and 2-Ethyl-3,6-dimethylpyrazine
365
Ethyl Heptanoate (Ethyl Enanthate)
364
Ethyl Hexanoate (Ethyl Caproate)
298
Ethyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
50
Ethyl Isovalerate
71
2-Ethyl-3-methylpyrazine
72
2-Ethyl-5-methylpyrazine
73
2-Ethyl-6-methylpyrazine
74
5-Ethyl-2-methylpyridine
90
Ethyl Octanoate (Ethyl Caprylate)
338
Ethyl Phenylacetate
356
Ethyl Propionate
69
2-Ethylpyrazine
70
3-Ethylpyridine
68
Ethylvanillin
87
Eugenol
189
Fatty Acids Ref.
115
Ferric Ammonium Citrate
84
Ferric Chloride
114
Ferric Citrate
332
Ferric Pyrophosphate
343
Ferrocyanides (Potassium Ferrocyanide (Potassium Hexacyanoferrate(II)), Calcium Ferrocyanide (Calcium Hexacyanoferrate(II)), Sodium Ferrocyanide (Sodium Hexacyanoferrate(II)))
126
Ferrous Gluconate (Iron Gluconate)
433
Ferrous Sulfate
350
Fludioxonil
411
Folic Acid
217
Food Blue No.1 (Brilliant Blue FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
218
Food Blue No.2 (Indigo Carmine) and its Aluminum Lake
216
Food Green No.3 (Fast Green FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
207
Food Red No.2 (Amaranth) and its Aluminum Lake
208
Food Red No.3 (Erythrosine) and its Aluminum Lake
209
Food Red No.40 (Allura Red AC) and its Aluminum Lake
210
Food Red No.102 (New Coccine)
211
Food Red No.104 (Phloxine)
212
Food Red No.105 (Rose Bengale)
213
Food Red No.106 (Acid Red)
214
Food Yellow No.4 (Tartrazine) and its Aluminum Lake
215
Food Yellow No.5 (Sunset Yellow FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
348
Fumaric Acid
351
Furfurals and its derivatives (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
141
Geraniol
151
Geranyl Acetate
104
Geranyl Formate
123
Gluconic Acid
122
Glucono-delta-Lactone (Gluconolactone)
129
L-Glutamic Acid
128
Glutamyl-valyl-glycine
118
Glycerol (Glycerin)
119
Glycerol Esters of Fatty Acids
117
Glycine
362
Hexanoic Acid (Caproic Acid)
142
High Test Hypochlorite
307
L-Histidine Monohydrochloride
174
Hypobromous Acid Water
86
Hydrochloric Acid
95
Hydrogen Peroxide
312
Hydroxycitronellal
313
Hydroxycitronellal Dimethylacetal
311
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1E1-Diphosphonic Acid
315
Hydroxypropyl Cellulose
314
Hydroxypropyl Distarch Phosphate
317
Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
316
Hydroxypropyl Starch
172
Hypochlorous Acid Water
61
Imazalil
62
Indoles and its derivatives Ref.
46
Ion Exchange Resin
45
Ionone
289
Iron Lactate
171
Iron Sesquioxide (Diiron Trioxide or Iron Oxide Red)
148
Isoamyl Acetate
47
Isoamylalcohol
413
Isoamyl Butyrate
103
Isoamyl Formate
49
Isoamyl Isovalerate
336
Isoamyl Phenylacetate
355
Isoamyl Propionate
55
Isobutanol
56
Isobutyaldehyde (Isobutanal)
296
Isobutyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
337
Isobutyl Phenylacetate
48
Isoeugenol
59
L-Isoleucine
58
Isopentylamine
57
Isopropanol
109
Isopropyl Citrate
297
Isopropyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
51
Isoquinoline
52
Isothiocyanates (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
54
Isovaleraldehyde
140
Ketones Ref.
286
Lactic Acid
417
Lactones (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
421
Linalool
163
Linalyl Acetate
418
L-Lysine L-Aspartate
420
L-Lysine L-Glutamate
419
L-Lysine Monohydrochloride
243
Magnesium Carbonate
85
Magnesium Chloride
226
Magnesium Hydroxide
452
Magnesium Monohydrogen Phosphate
170
Magnesium Oxide
136
Magnesium Silicate
229
Magnesium Stearate
435
Magnesium Sulfate
436
DL-Malic Acid (dl-Malic Acid)
387
Maltol
388
D-Mannitol (D-Mannite)
408
dl-Menthol (dl-Peppermint Camphor)
409
l-Menthol (Peppermint Camphor)
162
l-Menthyl Acetate
391
DL-Methionine
392
L-Methionine
301
p-Methylacetophenone
42
Methyl Anthranilate
401
2-Methylbutanol
402
3-Methyl-2-butanol
404
trans-2-Methyl-2-butenal
405
3-Methyl-2-butenal
406
3-Methyl-2-butenol
403
2-Methylbutyraldehyde
397
Methyl Cellulose
139
Methyl Cinnamate
396
5-Methyl-6,7-dihydro-5H-cyclopentapyrazine
407
Methyl Hesperidin (Soluble Vitamin P)
398
1-Methylnaphthalene
393
Methyl N-Methylanthranilate
399
Methyl b-Naphthyl Ketone
400
2-Methypyrazine
395
6-Methylquinoline
394
5-Methylquinoxaline
167
Methyl Salicylate
130
Monoammonium L-Glutamate
132
Monocalcium Di-L-Glutamate
134
Monomagnesium Di-L-Glutamate
111
Monopotassium Citrate and Tripotassium Citrate
131
Monopotassium L-Glutamate
14
Monosodium L-Aspartate
349
Monosodium Fumarate (Sodium Fumarate)
133
Monosodium L-Glutamate
144
Monosodium Succinate
440
Monostarch Phosphate
410
Morpholine Salts of Fatty Acids
277
Natamycin
291
Neotame
280
Nicotinamide (Niacinamide)
279
Nicotinic Acid (Niacin)
276
Nisin
4
Nitrous Oxide
292
g-Nonalactone (Nonalactone)
88
Octanal (Capryl Aldehyde or Octyl Aldehyde)
89
Octanoic Acid
197
Oxalic Acid
169
Oxidized Starch
369
2-Pentanol (sec-Amylalcohol)
370
trans-2-Pentenal
371
1-Penten-3-ol
94
Peracetic Acid
366
l-Perillaldehyde
159
Phenethyl Acetate (Phenylethyl Acetate)
340
Phenethylamine
341
Phenol Ethers (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
342
Phenols (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
335
L-Phenylalanine
92
o-Phenylphenol and Sodium o-Phenylphenate
339
2-(3-Phenylpropyl)pyridine
454
Phosphated Distarch Phosphate
438
Phosphoric Acid
318
Piperidine
319
Piperonal (Heliotropine)
320
Piperonyl Butoxide
383
Polybutene (Polybutylene)
376
Polyisobutylene (Butyl Rubber)
377
Polysorbate 20
378
Polysorbate 60
379
Polysorbate 65
380
Polysorbate 80
158
Polyvinyl Acetate
382
Polyvinylpolypyrrolidone
381
Polyvinylpyrroridone
36
Potassium Alginate
201
Potassium DL-Bitartrate (Potassium Hydrogen DL-Tartrate or Potassium Hydrogen dl-Tartrate)
202
Potassium L-Bitartrate (Potassium Hydrogen L-Tartrate or Potassium Hydrogen d-Tartrate)
198
Potassium Bromate
238
Potassium Carbonate (anhydrous)
82
Potassium Chloride
447
Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Monopotassium Phosphate)
124
Potassium Gluconate
223
Potassium Hydroxide (Caustic Potash)
287
Potassium Lactate
389
Potassium Metaphosphate
205
Potassium Nitrate
293
Potassium Norbixin
384
Potassium Polyphosphate
329
Potassium Pyrophosphate (Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate)
326
Potassium Pyrosulfite (Potassium Hydrogen Sulfite or Potassium Metabisulfite)
235
Potassium Sorbate
431
Potassium Sulfate
352
Propanol
353
Propionaldehyde
354
Propionic Acid
374
Propyl Gallate
300
Propyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
360
Propylene Glycol
39
Propylene Glycol Alginate
361
Propylene Glycol Esters of Fatty Acids
323
Pyrazine
324
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)
325
Pyrimethanil
334
Pyrrole
328
Pyrrolidine
424
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
426
Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium (Riboflavin Phosphate Sodium, Vitamin B2 Phosphate Sodium)
425
Riboflavin Tetrabutyrate (Vitamin B2 Tetrabutyrate)
164
Saccharin
283
Silicon Dioxide (Silica Gel)
220
Silicone Resin (Polydimethylsiloxane)
157
Sodium Acetate
38
Sodium Alginate
11
Sodium L-Ascorbate (Vitamin C Sodium)
41
Sodium Benzoate
241
Sodium Bicarbonate (Bicarbonate Soda or Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate)
242
Sodium Carbonate (Crystal: Carbonate Soda, Anhydrous: Soda Ash)
100
Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose (Sodium Cellulose Glycolate)
263
Sodium Carboxymethylstarch
97
Sodium Caseinate
3
Sodium Chlorite
147
Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate
265
Sodium Copper Chlorophyllin
260
Sodium Dehydroacetate
451
Sodium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Monosodium Phosphate)
79
Sodium Erythorbate (Sodium Isoascorbate)
113
Sodium Ferrous Citrate (Sodium Iron Citrate)
127
Sodium Gluconate
175
Sodium Hydrosulfite (Hydrosulfite)
225
Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda)
173
Sodium Hypochlorite (Hypochlorite of Soda)
257
Sodium Iron Chlorophyllin
290
Sodium Lactate
437
Sodium DL-Malate (Sodium dl-Malate)
390
Sodium Metaphosphate
278
Sodium Methoxide (Sodium Methylate)
206
Sodium Nitrate
6
Sodium Nitrite
294
Sodium Norbixin
93
Sodium Oleate
305
Sodium Pantothenate
375
Sodium Polyacrylate
385
Sodium Polyphosphate
358
Sodium Propionate
333
Sodium Pyrophosphate (Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate )
327
Sodium Pyrosulfite (Sodium Metabisulfite, Acid Sulfite of Soda)
166
Sodium Saccharin (Soluble Saccharin)
24
Sodium Selenite
231
Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
434
Sodium Sulfate
33
Sodium Sulfite
234
Sorbic Acid
232
Sorbitan Esters of Fatty Acids
233
D-Sorbitol (D-Sorbit)
156
Starch Acetate
91
Starch Sodium Octenyl Succinate
143
Succinic Acid
227
Sucralose (Trichlorogalactosucrose)
219
Sucrose Esters of Fatty Acids
281
Sulfur Dioxide (Sulfurous Acid, Anhydride)
427
Sulfuric Acid
321
Sunflower Lecithin
199
DL-Tartaric Acid (dl-Tartaric Acid)
200
L-Tartaric Acid (d-Tartaric Acid)
262
Terpene Hydrocarbons Ref.
261
Terpineol
155
Terpinyl Acetate
258
5,6,7,8-Tetrahydroquinoxaline
259
2,3,5,6-Tetramethylpyrazine
253
L-Theanine
244
Thiabendazole
247
Thiamine Dicetylsufate (Vitamin B1 Dicetylsufate)
250
Thiamine Dilaurylsulfate (Vitamin B1 Dilaurylsulfate)
245
Thiamine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1 Hydrochloride)
246
Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1 Mononitrate)
249
Thiamine Naphthalene-1,5-Disulfonate (Vitamin B1 Naphthalene-1,5-Disulfonate)
248
Thiamine Thiocyanate (Vitamin B1 Thiocyanate)
251
Thioethers (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
252
Thiols (Thioalcohols) (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
274
DL-Threonine
275
L-Threonine
285
Titanium Dioxide
267
dl-a-Tocopherol
268
all-rac-a-Tocopheryl Acetate
269
R,R,R-a-Tocopheryl Acetate
442
Tricalcium Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Tribasic)
110
Triethyl Citrate
443
Trimagnesium Phosphate
272
Trimethylamine
273
2,3,5-Trimethylpyrazine
441
Tripotassium Phosphate (Potassium Phosphate, Tribasic)
116
Trisodium Citrate (Sodium Citrate)
453
Trisodium Phosphate (Sodium Phosphate, Tribasic)
270
DL-Tryptophan
271
L-Tryptophan
64
g-Undecalactone (Undecalactone)
303
Valeraldehyde
302
8L-Valine
295
Vanillin
309
Vitamin A (Retinol)
310
Vitamin A Fatty Acids Esters (Retinol Esters of Fatty Acids Esters)
106
Xylitol
1
Zinc salts (limited to Zinc Gluconate and Zinc Sulfate)