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The Japan Food Chemical Research Foundation
List of Designated Additives
Last updateF09/28/2015

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 449 in total as of September 18, 2015 . 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
317
Acetic Acid, Glacial
23
Acetone
22
Acetophenone
17
9Acetylated Distarch Adipate
19
Acetylated Distarch Phosphate
18
Acetylated Oxidized Starch
5
Adipic Acid
25
Advantame
31
DL-Alanine
186
Aliphatic Higher Alcohols Ref.
187
Aliphatic Higher Aldehydes (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
188
Aliphatic Higher Hydrocarbons (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
174
Allyl Cyclohexylpropionate
358
Allyl Hexanoate (Allyl Caproate)
52
Allyl Isothiocyanate (Volatile Oil of Mustard)
423
Aluminum Ammonium Sulfate (Crystal: Ammonium Alum, Desiccated: Burnt Ammonium Alum)
424
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate (Crystal: Alum or Potassium Alum, Desiccated: Burnt Alum)
28
(3-Amino-3-carboxypropyl)dimethylsulfonium chloride
42
Ammonia
34
Ammonium Alginate
236
Ammonium Bicarbonate (Ammonium Hydrogen Carbonate)
233
Ammonium Carbonate
80
Ammonium Chloride
440
Ammonium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Ammonium Phosphate, Monobasic or Monoammonium Phosphate)
43
Ammonium isovalerate
95
Ammonium Persulfate
425
Ammonium Sulfate
29
Amylalcohol
30
a-Amylcinnamaldehyde (a-Amylcinnamic Aldehyde)
26
Anisaldehyde (p-Methoxybenzaldehyde)
27
b-apo-8'-carotenal
33
L-Arginine L-Glutamate
367
Aromatic Alcohols Ref.
368
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)
24
Azoxystrobin
363
Benzaldehyde
39
Benzoic Acid
93
Benzoyl Peroxide
158
Benzyl Acetate
362
Benzyl Alcohol
354
Benzyl Propionate
302
Biotin
304
Bisbentiamine (Benzoylthiamine Disulfide)
381
d-Borneol
339
Butanol
157
Butyl Acetate
340
Butylamine
411
Butyl Butyrate
295
Butyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
342
Butylated Hydroxyanisole
182
Butylated Hydroxytoluene
341
Butyraldehyde
407
Butyric Acid
147
Calcium Acetate
36
Calcium Alginate
8
Calcium L-Ascorbate
235
Calcium Carbonate
96
Calcium Carboxymethylcellulose (Calcium Cellulose Glycolate)
82
Calcium Chloride
109
Calcium Citrate
444
Calcium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Monobasic)
325
Calcium Dihydrogen Pyrophosphate (Acid Calcium Pyrophosphate)
74
Calcium Disodium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (Calcium Disodium EDTA)
122
Calcium Gluconate
117
Calcium Glycerophosphate
220
Calcium Hydroxide (Slaked Lime)
284
Calcium Lactate
443
Calcium Monohydrogen Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Dibasic)
165
Calcium Oxide
300
Calcium Pantothenate
352
Calcium Propionate
417
Calcium 5'-Ribonucleotide
162
Calcium Saccharin
132
Calcium Silicate
232
Calcium Sorbate
224
Calcium Stearate
226
Calcium Stearoyl Lactylate (Calcium Stearyl Lactylate)
427
Calcium Sulfate
99
Canthaxanthin
280
Carbon Dioxide (Carbonic Acid, Gas)
98
b-Carotene
278
Chlorine Dioxide
2
Chlorous Acid Water
143
Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)
180
1,8-Cineole (Eucalyptol)
218
Cinnamaldehyde (Cinnamic Aldehyde)
134
Cinnamic Acid
151
Cinnamyl Acetate
217
Cinnamyl Alcohol (Cinnamic Alcohols)
177
Citral
105
Citric Acid
178
Citronellal
179
Citronellol
150
Citronellyl Acetate
102
Citronellyl Formate
262
Copper Chlorophyll
260
Copper Salts (limited to Copper Gluconate and Cupric Sulfate)
149
Cyclohexyl Acetate
410
Cyclohexyl Butyrate
175
L-Cystein Monohydrochloride
250
Decanal (Decyl Aldehyde)
251
Decanol (Decyl Alcohol)
439
Diammonium Hydrogen Phosphate (Diammnonium Phosphate or Ammnonium Phosphate, Dibasic)
183
Dibenzoyl Thiamine
184
Dibenzoyl Thiamine Hydrochloride
173
2,3-Diethyl-5-methylpyrazine
172
2,3|Diethylpyrazine
189
2,3-Dimethylpyrazine
190
2,5-Dimethylpyrazine
191
2,6-Dimethylpyrazine
192
2,6-Dimethylpyridine
181
Diphenyl (Biphenyl)
441
Dipotassium Hydrogen Phosphate (Dipotassium Phosphate or Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic)
176
Disodium 5'-Cytidylate (Sodium 5'-Cytidylate)
326
Disodium Dihydrogen Pyrophosphate (Acid Disodium Pyrophosphate)
75
Disodium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (Disodium EDTA)
118
Disodium Glycyrrhizinate
104
Disodium 5'-Guanylate (Sodium 5'-Guanylate)
445
Disodium Hydrogen Phosphate (Disodium Phosphate)
59
Disodium 5'-Inosinate (Sodium 5'-Inosinate)
418
Disodium 5'-Ribonucleotide (Sodium 5'-Ribonucleotide)
142
Disodium Succinate
199
Disodium DL-Tartrate (Disodium dl-Tartrate)
200
Disodium L-Tartrate (Disodium l-Tartrate)
62
Disodium 5'-Uridylate (Sodium 5'-Uridylate)
434
Distarch Phosphate
79
Ergocalciferol (Calciferol or Vitamin D2)
77
Erythorbic Acid (Isoascorbic Acid)
64
Ester Gum
65
Esters Ref.
76
Ethers Ref.
146
Ethyl Acetate
21
Ethyl Acetoacetate
409
Ethyl Butyrate
135
Ethyl Cinnamate
252
Ethyl Decanoate (Ethyl Caprate)
66
Mixture of 2-Ethyl-3,5-dimethylpyrazine and 2-Ethyl-3,6-dimethylpyrazine
360
Ethyl Heptanoate (Ethyl Enanthate)
359
Ethyl Hexanoate (Ethyl Caproate)
294
Ethyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
49
Ethyl Isovalerate
70
2-Ethyl-3-methylpyrazine
71
2-Ethyl-5-methylpyrazine
72
2-Ethyl-6-methylpyrazine
73
5-Ethyl-2-methylpyridine
88
Ethyl Octanoate (Ethyl Caprylate)
333
Ethyl Phenylacetate
351
Ethyl Propionate
68
2-Ethylpyrazine
69
3-Ethylpyridine
67
Ethylvanillin
86
Eugenol
185
Fatty Acids Ref.
112
Ferric Ammonium Citrate
83
Ferric Chloride
111
Ferric Citrate
327
Ferric Pyrophosphate
338
Ferrocyanides (Potassium Ferrocyanide (Potassium Hexacyanoferrate(II)), Calcium Ferrocyanide (Calcium Hexacyanoferrate(II)), Sodium Ferrocyanide (Sodium Hexacyanoferrate(II)))
123
Ferrous Gluconate (Iron Gluconate)
428
Ferrous Sulfate
345
Fludioxonil
406
Folic Acid
213
Food Blue No.1 (Brilliant Blue FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
214
Food Blue No.2 (Indigo Carmine) and its Aluminum Lake
212
Food Green No.3 (Fast Green FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
203
Food Red No.2 (Amaranth) and its Aluminum Lake
204
Food Red No.3 (Erythrosine) and its Aluminum Lake
205
Food Red No.40 (Allura Red AC) and its Aluminum Lake
206
Food Red No.102 (New Coccine)
207
Food Red No.104 (Phloxine)
208
Food Red No.105 (Rose Bengale)
209
Food Red No.106 (Acid Red)
210
Food Yellow No.4 (Tartrazine) and its Aluminum Lake
211
Food Yellow No.5 (Sunset Yellow FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
343
Fumaric Acid
346
Furfurals and its derivatives (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
138
Geraniol
148
Geranyl Acetate
101
Geranyl Formate
120
Gluconic Acid
119
Glucono-delta-Lactone (Gluconolactone)
126
L-Glutamic Acid
125
Glutamyl-valyl-glycine
115
Glycerol (Glycerin)
116
Glycerol Esters of Fatty Acids
114
Glycine
357
Hexanoic Acid (Caproic Acid)
139
High Test Hypochlorite
303
L-Histidine Monohydrochloride
85
Hydrochloric Acid
92
Hydrogen Peroxide
307
Hydroxycitronellal
308
Hydroxycitronellal Dimethylacetal
310
Hydroxypropyl Cellulose
309
Hydroxypropyl Distarch Phosphate
312
Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
311
Hydroxypropyl Starch
169
Hypochlorous Acid Water
60
Imazalil
61
Indoles and its derivatives Ref.
45
Ion Exchange Resin
44
Ionone
285
Iron Lactate
168
Iron Sesquioxide (Diiron Trioxide or Iron Oxide Red)
145
Isoamyl Acetate
46
Isoamylalcohol
408
Isoamyl Butyrate
100
Isoamyl Formate
48
Isoamyl Isovalerate
331
Isoamyl Phenylacetate
350
Isoamyl Propionate
54
Isobutanol
55
Isobutyaldehyde (Isobutanal)
292
Isobutyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
332
Isobutyl Phenylacetate
47
Isoeugenol
58
L-Isoleucine
57
Isopentylamine
56
Isopropanol
106
Isopropyl Citrate
293
Isopropyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
50
Isoquinoline
51
Isothiocyanates (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
53
Isovaleraldehyde
137
Ketones Ref.
282
Lactic Acid
412
Lactones (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
416
Linalool
160
Linalyl Acetate
413
L-Lysine L-Aspartate
415
L-Lysine L-Glutamate
414
L-Lysine Monohydrochloride
239
Magnesium Carbonate
84
Magnesium Chloride
222
Magnesium Hydroxide
447
Magnesium Monohydrogen Phosphate
167
Magnesium Oxide
133
Magnesium Silicate
225
Magnesium Stearate
430
Magnesium Sulfate
431
DL-Malic Acid (dl-Malic Acid)
382
Maltol
383
D-Mannitol (D-Mannite)
403
dl-Menthol (dl-Peppermint Camphor)
404
l-Menthol (Peppermint Camphor)
159
l-Menthyl Acetate
386
DL-Methionine
387
L-Methionine
297
p-Methylacetophenone
41
Methyl Anthranilate
396
2-Methylbutanol
397
3-Methyl-2-butanol
399
trans-2-Methyl-2-butenal
400
3-Methyl-2-butenal
401
3-Methyl-2-butenol
398
2-Methylbutyraldehyde
392
Methyl Cellulose
136
Methyl Cinnamate
391
5-Methyl-6,7-dihydro-5H-cyclopentapyrazine
402
Methyl Hesperidin (Soluble Vitamin P)
393
1-Methylnaphthalene
388
Methyl N-Methylanthranilate
394
Methyl b-Naphthyl Ketone
395
2-Methypyrazine
390
6-Methylquinoline
389
5-Methylquinoxaline
164
Methyl Salicylate
127
Monoammonium L-Glutamate
129
Monocalcium Di-L-Glutamate
131
Monomagnesium Di-L-Glutamate
108
Monopotassium Citrate and Tripotassium Citrate
128
Monopotassium L-Glutamate
14
Monosodium L-Aspartate
344
Monosodium Fumarate (Sodium Fumarate)
130
Monosodium L-Glutamate
141
Monosodium Succinate
435
Monostarch Phosphate
405
Morpholine Salts of Fatty Acids
273
Natamycin
287
Neotame
276
Nicotinamide (Niacinamide)
275
Nicotinic Acid (Niacin)
272
Nisin
4
Nitrous Oxide
288
g-Nonalactone (Nonalactone)
87
Octanal (Capryl Aldehyde or Octyl Aldehyde)
193
Oxalic Acid
166
Oxidized Starch
364
2-Pentanol (sec-Amylalcohol)
365
trans-2-Pentenal
366
1-Penten-3-ol
361
l-Perillaldehyde
156
Phenethyl Acetate (Phenylethyl Acetate)
335
Phenethylamine
336
Phenol Ethers (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
337
Phenols (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
330
L-Phenylalanine
90
o-Phenylphenol and Sodium o-Phenylphenate
334
2-(3-Phenylpropyl)pyridine
449
Phosphated Distarch Phosphate
433
Phosphoric Acid
313
Piperidine
314
Piperonal (Heliotropine)
315
Piperonyl Butoxide
378
Polybutene (Polybutylene)
371
Polyisobutylene (Butyl Rubber)
372
Polysorbate 20
373
Polysorbate 60
374
Polysorbate 65
375
Polysorbate 80
155
Polyvinyl Acetate
377
Polyvinylpolypyrrolidone
376
Polyvinylpyrroridone
35
Potassium Alginate
197
Potassium DL-Bitartrate (Potassium Hydrogen DL-Tartrate or Potassium Hydrogen dl-Tartrate)
198
Potassium L-Bitartrate (Potassium Hydrogen L-Tartrate or Potassium Hydrogen d-Tartrate)
194
Potassium Bromate
234
Potassium Carbonate (anhydrous)
81
Potassium Chloride
442
Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Monopotassium Phosphate)
121
Potassium Gluconate
219
Potassium Hydroxide (Caustic Potash)
283
Potassium Lactate
384
Potassium Metaphosphate
201
Potassium Nitrate
289
Potassium Norbixin
379
Potassium Polyphosphate
324
Potassium Pyrophosphate (Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate)
321
Potassium Pyrosulfite (Potassium Hydrogen Sulfite or Potassium Metabisulfite)
231
Potassium Sorbate
426
Potassium Sulfate
347
Propanol
348
Propionaldehyde
349
Propionic Acid
369
Propyl Gallate
296
Propyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
355
Propylene Glycol
38
Propylene Glycol Alginate
356
Propylene Glycol Esters of Fatty Acids
318
Pyrazine
319
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)
320
Pyrimethanil
329
Pyrrole
323
Pyrrolidine
419
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
421
Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium (Riboflavin Phosphate Sodium, Vitamin B2 Phosphate Sodium)
420
Riboflavin Tetrabutyrate (Vitamin B2 Tetrabutyrate)
161
Saccharin
279
Silicon Dioxide (Silica Gel)
216
Silicone Resin (Polydimethylsiloxane)
154
Sodium Acetate
37
Sodium Alginate
11
Sodium L-Ascorbate (Vitamin C Sodium)
40
Sodium Benzoate
237
Sodium Bicarbonate (Bicarbonate Soda or Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate)
238
Sodium Carbonate (Crystal: Carbonate Soda, Anhydrous: Soda Ash)
97
Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose (Sodium Cellulose Glycolate)
259
Sodium Carboxymethylstarch
94
Sodium Caseinate
3
Sodium Chlorite
144
Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate
261
Sodium Copper Chlorophyllin
256
Sodium Dehydroacetate
446
Sodium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Monosodium Phosphate)
78
Sodium Erythorbate (Sodium Isoascorbate)
110
Sodium Ferrous Citrate (Sodium Iron Citrate)
124
Sodium Gluconate
171
Sodium Hydrosulfite (Hydrosulfite)
221
Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda)
170
Sodium Hypochlorite (Hypochlorite of Soda)
253
Sodium Iron Chlorophyllin
286
Sodium Lactate
432
Sodium DL-Malate (Sodium dl-Malate)
385
Sodium Metaphosphate
274
Sodium Methoxide (Sodium Methylate)
202
Sodium Nitrate
6
Sodium Nitrite
290
Sodium Norbixin
91
Sodium Oleate
301
Sodium Pantothenate
370
Sodium Polyacrylate
380
Sodium Polyphosphate
353
Sodium Propionate
328
Sodium Pyrophosphate (Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate )
322
Sodium Pyrosulfite (Sodium Metabisulfite, Acid Sulfite of Soda)
163
Sodium Saccharin (Soluble Saccharin)
227
Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
429
Sodium Sulfate
32
Sodium Sulfite
230
Sorbic Acid
228
Sorbitan Esters of Fatty Acids
229
D-Sorbitol (D-Sorbit)
153
Starch Acetate
89
Starch Sodium Octenyl Succinate
140
Succinic Acid
223
Sucralose (Trichlorogalactosucrose)
215
Sucrose Esters of Fatty Acids
277
Sulfur Dioxide (Sulfurous Acid, Anhydride)
422
Sulfuric Acid
316
Sunflower Lecithin
195
DL-Tartaric Acid (dl-Tartaric Acid)
196
L-Tartaric Acid (d-Tartaric Acid)
258
Terpene Hydrocarbons Ref.
257
Terpineol
152
Terpinyl Acetate
254
5,6,7,8-Tetrahydroquinoxaline
255
2,3,5,6-Tetramethylpyrazine
249
L-Theanine
240
Thiabendazole
243
Thiamine Dicetylsufate (Vitamin B1 Dicetylsufate)
246
Thiamine Dilaurylsulfate (Vitamin B1 Dilaurylsulfate)
241
Thiamine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1 Hydrochloride)
242
Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1 Mononitrate)
245
Thiamine Naphthalene-1,5-Disulfonate (Vitamin B1 Naphthalene-1,5-Disulfonate)
244
Thiamine Thiocyanate (Vitamin B1 Thiocyanate)
247
Thioethers (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
248
Thiols (Thioalcohols) (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
270
DL-Threonine
271
L-Threonine
281
Titanium Dioxide
263
dl-a-Tocopherol
264
all-rac-a-Tocopheryl Acetate
265
R,R,R-a-Tocopheryl Acetate
437
Tricalcium Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Tribasic)
107
Triethyl Citrate
438
Trimagnesium Phosphate
268
Trimethylamine
269
2,3,5-Trimethylpyrazine
436
Tripotassium Phosphate (Potassium Phosphate, Tribasic)
113
Trisodium Citrate (Sodium Citrate)
448
Trisodium Phosphate (Sodium Phosphate, Tribasic)
266
DL-Tryptophan
267
L-Tryptophan
63
g-Undecalactone (Undecalactone)
299
Valeraldehyde
298
8L-Valine
291
Vanillin
305
Vitamin A (Retinol)
306
Vitamin A Fatty Acids Esters (Retinol Esters of Fatty Acids Esters)
103
Xylitol
1
Zinc salts (limited to Zinc Gluconate and Zinc Sulfate)