List of Designated Additives

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 463 in total as of June 06, 2019. The number preceding the name of each additive is the sequence number given to the corresponding additive in the original Japanese table.
2020.01.15

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