EU Approved Additives and their E Numbers

Approved food additives and their E Numbers, used for Colours, Preservatives, Antioxidants, Sweeteners, Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickeners and Gelling Agents. Most additives are only permitted to be used in certain foods and are subject to specific quantitative limits.

Downloadable data

  • Food additives legislation guidance to compliance.

    From:
    1 Oct 2015
    To:
    2 Oct 2015
    Download:
    pdf
  • Current EU approved additives and their E Numbers

    From:
    21 Jul 2016
    To:
    22 Jul 2016
    Download:
    text/html
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