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 466 in total as of June 18 ,2020. 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(Acesulfame K)
20 Acetaldehyde
327 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
194 Aliphatic Higher Alcohols Ref.
195 Aliphatic Higher Aldehydes (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
196 Aliphatic Higher Hydrocarbons (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
181 Allyl Cyclohexylpropionate
372 Allyl Hexanoate (Allyl Caproate)
54 Allyl Isothiocyanate (Volatile Oil of Mustard)
440 Aluminum Ammonium Sulfate (Crystal: Ammonium Alum, Desiccated: Burnt Ammonium Alum)
441 Aluminum Potassium Sulfate (Crystal: Alum or Potassium Alum, Desiccated: Burnt Alum)
29 (3-Amino-3-carboxypropyl)dimethylsulfonium chloride
44 Ammonia
35 Ammonium Alginate
244 Ammonium Bicarbonate (Ammonium Hydrogen Carbonate)
241 Ammonium Carbonate
84 Ammonium Chloride
457 Ammonium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Ammonium Phosphate, Monobasic or Monoammonium Phosphate)
45 Ammonium isovalerate
101 Ammonium Persulfate
442 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
383 Aromatic Alcohols Ref.
384 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
378 Benzaldehyde
41 Benzoic Acid
99 Benzoyl Peroxide
164 Benzyl Acetate
377 Benzyl Alcohol
366 Benzyl Propionate
311 Biotin
313 Bisbentiamine (Benzoylthiamine Disulfide)
397 d-Borneol
350 Butanol
163 Butyl Acetate
351 Butylamine
352 sec-Butylamine
428 Butyl Butyrate
304 Butyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
354 Butylated Hydroxyanisole
190 Butylated Hydroxytoluene
353 Butyraldehyde
424 Butyric Acid
153 Calcium Acetate
37 Calcium Alginate
8 Calcium L-Ascorbate
243 Calcium Carbonate
102 Calcium Carboxymethylcellulose (Calcium Cellulose Glycolate)
86 Calcium Chloride
115 Calcium Citrate
461 Calcium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Monobasic)
335 Calcium Dihydrogen Pyrophosphate (Acid Calcium Pyrophosphate)
78 Calcium Disodium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (Calcium Disodium EDTA)
128 Calcium Gluconate
123 Calcium Glycerophosphate
228 Calcium Hydroxide (Slaked Lime)
293 Calcium Lactate
460 Calcium Monohydrogen Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Dibasic)
171 Calcium Oxide
309 Calcium Pantothenate
364 Calcium Propionate
434 Calcium 5'-Ribonucleotide
168 Calcium Saccharin
138 Calcium Silicate
240 Calcium Sorbate
232 Calcium Stearate
234 Calcium Stearoyl Lactylate (Calcium Stearyl Lactylate)
444 Calcium Sulfate
105 Canthaxanthin
288 Carbon Dioxide (Carbonic Acid, Gas)
104 b-Carotene
286 Chlorine Dioxide
2 Chlorous Acid Water
149 Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)
187 1,8-Cineole (Eucalyptol)
226 Cinnamaldehyde (Cinnamic Aldehyde)
140 Cinnamic Acid
157 Cinnamyl Acetate
225 Cinnamyl Alcohol (Cinnamic Alcohols)
184 Citral
111 Citric Acid
185 Citronellal
186 Citronellol
156 Citronellyl Acetate
108 Citronellyl Formate
270 Copper Chlorophyll
268 Copper Salts (limited to Copper Gluconate and Cupric Sulfate)
155 Cyclohexyl Acetate
427 Cyclohexyl Butyrate
182 L-Cystein Monohydrochloride
258 Decanal (Decyl Aldehyde)
259 Decanol (Decyl Alcohol)
456 Diammonium Hydrogen Phosphate (Diammnonium Phosphate or Ammnonium Phosphate, Dibasic)
191 Dibenzoyl Thiamine
192 Dibenzoyl Thiamine Hydrochloride
180 2,3-Diethyl-5-methylpyrazine
179 2,3-Diethylpyrazine
189 Difenoconazole
290 Dimethyl dicarbonate
197 2,3-Dimethylpyrazine
198 2,5-Dimethylpyrazine
199 2,6-Dimethylpyrazine
200 2,6-Dimethylpyridine
188 Diphenyl (Biphenyl)
458 Dipotassium Hydrogen Phosphate (Dipotassium Phosphate or Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic)
183 Disodium 5'-Cytidylate (Sodium 5'-Cytidylate)
336 Disodium Dihydrogen Pyrophosphate (Acid Disodium Pyrophosphate)
79 Disodium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (Disodium EDTA)
124 Disodium Glycyrrhizinate
110 Disodium 5'-Guanylate (Sodium 5'-Guanylate)
462 Disodium Hydrogen Phosphate (Disodium Phosphate)
63 Disodium 5'-Inosinate (Sodium 5'-Inosinate)
435 Disodium 5'-Ribonucleotide (Sodium 5'-Ribonucleotide)
148 Disodium Succinate
207 Disodium DL-Tartrate (Disodium dl-Tartrate)
208 Disodium L-Tartrate (Disodium l-Tartrate)
66 Disodium 5'-Uridylate (Sodium 5'-Uridylate)
451 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
426 Ethyl Butyrate
141 Ethyl Cinnamate
260 Ethyl Decanoate (Ethyl Caprate)
70 Mixture of 2-Ethyl-3,5-dimethylpyrazine and 2-Ethyl-3,6-dimethylpyrazine
375 Ethyl Heptanoate (Ethyl Enanthate)
373 Ethyl Hexanoate (Ethyl Caproate)
303 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)
343 Ethyl Phenylacetate
363 Ethyl Propionate
72 2-Ethylpyrazine
73 3-Ethylpyridine
71 Ethylvanillin
90 Eugenol
193 Fatty Acids Ref.
118 Ferric Ammonium Citrate
87 Ferric Chloride
117 Ferric Citrate
337 Ferric Pyrophosphate
348 Ferrocyanides (Potassium Ferrocyanide (Potassium Hexacyanoferrate(II)), Calcium Ferrocyanide (Calcium Hexacyanoferrate(II)), Sodium Ferrocyanide (Sodium Hexacyanoferrate(II)))
129 Ferrous Gluconate (Iron Gluconate)
445 Ferrous Sulfate
357 Fludioxonil
423 Folic Acid
221 Food Blue No.1 (Brilliant Blue FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
222 Food Blue No.2 (Indigo Carmine) and its Aluminum Lake
220 Food Green No.3 (Fast Green FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
211 Food Red No.2 (Amaranth) and its Aluminum Lake
212 Food Red No.3 (Erythrosine) and its Aluminum Lake
213 Food Red No.40 (Allura Red AC) and its Aluminum Lake
214 Food Red No.102 (New Coccine)
215 Food Red No.104 (Phloxine)
216 Food Red No.105 (Rose Bengale)
217 Food Red No.106 (Acid Red)
218 Food Yellow No.4 (Tartrazine) and its Aluminum Lake
219 Food Yellow No.5 (Sunset Yellow FCF) and its Aluminum Lake
355 Fumaric Acid
358 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
371 Hexanoic Acid (Caproic Acid)
374 Hexylamine
145 High Test Hypochlorite
312 L-Histidine Monohydrochloride
177 Hypobromous Acid Water
89 Hydrochloric Acid
98 Hydrogen Peroxide
317 Hydroxycitronellal
318 Hydroxycitronellal Dimethylacetal
316 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Diphosphonic Acid
320 Hydroxypropyl Cellulose
319 Hydroxypropyl Distarch Phosphate
322 Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
321 Hydroxypropyl Starch
175 Hypochlorous Acid Water
64 Imazalil
65 Indoles and its derivatives Ref.
47 Ion Exchange Resin
46 Ionone
294 Iron Lactate
174 Iron Sesquioxide (Diiron Trioxide or Iron Oxide Red)
151 Isoamyl Acetate
48 Isoamylalcohol
425 Isoamyl Butyrate
106 Isoamyl Formate
50 Isoamyl Isovalerate
341 Isoamyl Phenylacetate
362 Isoamyl Propionate
56 Isobutanol
58 Isobutylaldehyde (Isobutanal)
57 Isobutylamine
301 Isobutyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
342 Isobutyl Phenylacetate
49 Isoeugenol
62 L-Isoleucine
61 Isopentylamine
59 Isopropanol
60 Isopropylamine
112 Isopropyl Citrate
302 Isopropyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
52 Isoquinoline
53 Isothiocyanates (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
55 Isovaleraldehyde
143 Ketones Ref.
291 Lactic Acid
429 Lactones (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
433 Linalool
166 Linalyl Acetate
430 L-Lysine L-Aspartate
432 L-Lysine L-Glutamate
431 L-Lysine Monohydrochloride
247 Magnesium Carbonate
88 Magnesium Chloride
230 Magnesium Hydroxide
464 Magnesium Monohydrogen Phosphate
173 Magnesium Oxide
139 Magnesium Silicate
233 Magnesium Stearate
447 Magnesium Sulfate
448 DL-Malic Acid (dl-Malic Acid)
398 Maltol
399 D-Mannitol (D-Mannite)
420 dl-Menthol (dl-Peppermint Camphor)
421 l-Menthol (Peppermint Camphor)
165 l-Menthyl Acetate
402 DL-Methionine
403 L-Methionine
306 p-Methylacetophenone
43 Methyl Anthranilate
412 2-Methylbutanol
413 3-Methyl-2-butanol
416 trans-2-Methyl-2-butenal, (E)-2-Methyl-2-butenal
417 3-Methyl-2-butenal
418 3-Methyl-2-butenol
415 2-Methylbutyraldehyde
414 2-Methylbutylamine
408 Methyl Cellulose
142 Methyl Cinnamate
407 5-Methyl-6,7-dihydro-5H-cyclopentapyrazine
419 Methyl Hesperidin (Soluble Vitamin P)
409 1-Methylnaphthalene
404 Methyl N-Methylanthranilate
410 Methyl b-Naphthyl Ketone
411 2-Methypyrazine
406 6-Methylquinoline
405 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
356 Monosodium Fumarate (Sodium Fumarate)
136 Monosodium L-Glutamate
147 Monosodium Succinate
452 Monostarch Phosphate
422 Morpholine Salts of Fatty Acids
281 Natamycin
296 Neotame
284 Nicotinamide (Niacinamide)
283 Nicotinic Acid (Niacin)
280 Nisin
4 Nitrous Oxide
297 g-Nonalactone (Nonalactone)
91 Octanal (Capryl Aldehyde or Octyl Aldehyde)
92 Octanoic Acid
201 Oxalic Acid
172 Oxidized Starch
379 2-Pentanol (sec-Amylalcohol)
381 trans-2-Pentenal
382 1-Penten-3-ol
380 Pentylamine
97 Peracetic Acid
376 l-Perillaldehyde
162 Phenethyl Acetate (Phenylethyl Acetate)
345 Phenethylamine
346 Phenol Ethers (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
347 Phenols (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
340 L-Phenylalanine
95 o-Phenylphenol and Sodium o-Phenylphenate
344 2-(3-Phenylpropyl)pyridine
466 Phosphated Distarch Phosphate
450 Phosphoric Acid
323 Piperidine
324 Piperonal (Heliotropine)
325 Piperonyl Butoxide
394 Polybutene (Polybutylene)
387 Polyisobutylene (Butyl Rubber)
388 Polysorbate 20
389 Polysorbate 60
390 Polysorbate 65
391 Polysorbate 80
161 Polyvinyl Acetate
393 Polyvinylpolypyrrolidone
392 Polyvinylpyrroridone
36 Potassium Alginate
205 Potassium DL-Bitartrate (Potassium Hydrogen DL-Tartrate or Potassium Hydrogen dl-Tartrate)
206 Potassium L-Bitartrate (Potassium Hydrogen L-Tartrate or Potassium Hydrogen d-Tartrate)
202 Potassium Bromate
242 Potassium Carbonate (anhydrous)
85 Potassium Chloride
459 Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Monopotassium Phosphate)
127 Potassium Gluconate
227 Potassium Hydroxide (Caustic Potash)
292 Potassium Lactate
400 Potassium Metaphosphate
209 Potassium Nitrate
298 Potassium Norbixin
395 Potassium Polyphosphate
334 Potassium Pyrophosphate (Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate)
331 Potassium Pyrosulfite (Potassium Hydrogen Sulfite or Potassium Metabisulfite)
239 Potassium Sorbate
443 Potassium Sulfate
359 Propanol
367 Propiconazole
360 Propionaldehyde
361 Propionic Acid
385 Propyl Gallate
305 Propyl p-Hydroxybenzoate
368 Propylamine
369 Propylene Glycol
39 Propylene Glycol Alginate
370 Propylene Glycol Esters of Fatty Acids
349 Psicose Epimerase(Allulose Epimerase)
328 Pyrazine
329 Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)
330 Pyrimethanil
339 Pyrrole
333 Pyrrolidine
436 Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
438 Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium (Riboflavin Phosphate Sodium, Vitamin B2 Phosphate Sodium)
437 Riboflavin Tetrabutyrate (Vitamin B2 Tetrabutyrate)
167 Saccharin
287 Silicon Dioxide (Silica Gel)
224 Silicone Resin (Polydimethylsiloxane)
160 Sodium Acetate
38 Sodium Alginate
11 Sodium L-Ascorbate (Vitamin C Sodium)
42 Sodium Benzoate
245 Sodium Bicarbonate (Bicarbonate Soda or Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate)
246 Sodium Carbonate (Crystal: Carbonate Soda, Anhydrous: Soda Ash)
103 Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose (Sodium Cellulose Glycolate)
267 Sodium Carboxymethylstarch
100 Sodium Caseinate
3 Sodium Chlorite
150 Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate
269 Sodium Copper Chlorophyllin
264 Sodium Dehydroacetate
463 Sodium Dihydrogen Phosphate (Monosodium Phosphate)
82 Sodium Erythorbate (Sodium Isoascorbate)
116 Sodium Ferrous Citrate (Sodium Iron Citrate)
130 Sodium Gluconate
178 Sodium Hydrosulfite (Hydrosulfite)
229 Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda)
176 Sodium Hypochlorite (Hypochlorite of Soda)
261 Sodium Iron Chlorophyllin
295 Sodium Lactate
449 Sodium DL-Malate (Sodium dl-Malate)
401 Sodium Metaphosphate
282 Sodium Methoxide (Sodium Methylate)
210 Sodium Nitrate
6 Sodium Nitrite
299 Sodium Norbixin
96 Sodium Oleate
310 Sodium Pantothenate
386 Sodium Polyacrylate
396 Sodium Polyphosphate
365 Sodium Propionate
338 Sodium Pyrophosphate (Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate )
332 Sodium Pyrosulfite (Sodium Metabisulfite, Acid Sulfite of Soda)
169 Sodium Saccharin (Soluble Saccharin)
24 Sodium selenite
235 Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
446 Sodium Sulfate
33 Sodium Sulfite
238 Sorbic Acid
236 Sorbitan Esters of Fatty Acids
237 D-Sorbitol (D-Sorbit)
159 Starch Acetate
94 Starch Sodium Octenyl Succinate
146 Succinic Acid
231 Sucralose (Trichlorogalactosucrose)
223 Sucrose Esters of Fatty Acids
285 Sulfur Dioxide (Sulfurous Acid, Anhydride)
439 Sulfuric Acid
326 Sunflower Lecithin
203 DL-Tartaric Acid (dl-Tartaric Acid)
204 L-Tartaric Acid (d-Tartaric Acid)
266 Terpene Hydrocarbons Ref.
265 Terpineol
158 Terpinyl Acetate
262 5,6,7,8-Tetrahydroquinoxaline
263 2,3,5,6-Tetramethylpyrazine
257 L-Theanine
248 Thiabendazole
251 Thiamine Dicetylsufate (Vitamin B1 Dicetylsufate)
254 Thiamine Dilaurylsulfate (Vitamin B1 Dilaurylsulfate)
249 Thiamine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1 Hydrochloride)
250 Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1 Mononitrate)
253 Thiamine Naphthalene-1,5-Disulfonate (Vitamin B1 Naphthalene-1,5-Disulfonate)
252 Thiamine Thiocyanate (Vitamin B1 Thiocyanate)
255 Thioethers (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
256 Thiols (Thioalcohols) (except those generally recognized as highly toxic) Ref.
278 DL-Threonine
279 L-Threonine
289 Titanium Dioxide
271 dl-a-Tocopherol
272 all-rac-a-Tocopheryl Acetate
273 R,R,R-a-Tocopheryl Acetate
454 Tricalcium Phosphate (Calcium Phosphate, Tribasic)
113 Triethyl Citrate
455 Trimagnesium Phosphate
276 Trimethylamine
277 2,3,5-Trimethylpyrazine
453 Tripotassium Phosphate (Potassium Phosphate, Tribasic)
119 Trisodium Citrate (Sodium Citrate)
465 Trisodium Phosphate (Sodium Phosphate, Tribasic)
274 DL-Tryptophan
275 L-Tryptophan
67 g-Undecalactone (Undecalactone)
308 Valeraldehyde
307 L-Valine
300 Vanillin
314 Vitamin A (Retinol)
315 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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