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Code List : NutritionalClaimNutrientElementCode
Definition : The type of nutrient, ingredient, vitamins and minerals that the nutritional claim is in reference to for example fat, copper, milk.
Domain : GDSN
Status : ARCHIVED
Publication Date : 23 January 2020
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Code ValueNameDefinitionChange DateVersionStatus
PESTICIDE Pesticide Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests, including weeds. The term pesticide includes all of the following: herbicide, insecticides (which may include insect growth regulators, termiticides, etc.) nematicide, molluscicide, piscicide, avicide, rodenticide, bactericide, insect repellent, animal repellent, antimicrobial, and fungicide. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
PESTICIDE_RESIDUES Pesticide residues Pesticide residue refers to the pesticides that may remain on or in food after they are applied to food crops. The maximum allowable levels of these residues in foods are often stipulated by regulatory bodies in many countries. Regulations such as pre-harvest intervals also often prevent harvest of crop or livestock products if recently treated in order to allow residue concentrations to decrease over time to safe levels before harvest. Exposure of the general population to these residues most commonly occurs through consumption of treated food sources, or being in close contact to areas treated with pesticides such as farms or lawns. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ADDITIVES Additives Substances added to foods to prevent spoilage, improve appearance, enhance flavor or texture, or increase nutritional value. 1 CURRENT
AGAVE_SYRUP Agave Syrup Syrup from the Agave plant. 1 CURRENT
ALCOHOL Alcohol Alcohol 1 CURRENT
ALMONDS Almonds The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree. Within the genus Prunus, it is classified with the peach in the subgenus Amygdalus, distinguished from the other subgenera by the corrugated shell (endocarp) surrounding the seed. The fruit of the almond is a drupe, consisting of an outer hull and a hard shell with the seed (which is not a true nut) inside. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ANCIENT_GRAINS Ancient Grains Ancient grains are considered to be uncommon grains cultivated before modern times. They are high in protein, calcium and magnesium. Some ancient grains include polenta, farro, spelt, millet, barley, oats, sorghum and quinoa. 5 CURRENT
ANIMAL_TESTING Animal testing Any scientific experiment or test in which a live animal is forced to undergo something that is likely to cause them pain, suffering, distress or lasting harm. 22 September 2021 1 CURRENT
ANTIBIOTICS Antibiotics Antibiotics are used in the care of livestock. 5 CURRENT
ANTIOXIDANTS Antioxidants Antioxidants are defined as substances which inhibit oxidation. Oxidation reactions or oxidative stress can damage or kill cells, and are thought to play an important part in many human diseases. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ARTIFICIAL_COLOUR Artificial Colour Artificial colour is defined as colour formed by chemical synthesis and is not identical to substances found in nature. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
ARTIFICIAL_FLAVOUR Artificial flavour Artificial flavours are defined as flavours formed by chemical synthesis and not identical to substances found in nature. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ARTIFICIAL_PRESERVATIVES Artificial Preservatives Artificial preservatives are preservatives formed by chemical synthesis. 5 CURRENT
ARTIFICIAL_SWEETENERS Artificial Sweeteners Artificial sweeteners are sugar substitutes that are synthetic. 1 CURRENT
ASPARTAME Aspartame An artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
AZO_DYE Azo Dye Any of a large class of synthetic dyes whose molecules contain two adjacent nitrogen atoms between carbon atoms. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
AZODICARBONAMIDE Azodicarbonamide Azodicarbonamide (ADC) is a dough strengthener used by commercial bakers. 5 CURRENT
BARLEY Barley Barley a hardy cereal that has coarse bristles extending from the ears. It is widely cultivated, chiefly for use in brewing and stock feed. The grain of the barley plant. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BEEF_GELATINE Beef Gelatine Translucent, colourless, brittle (when dry), flavourless substance derived from collagen obtained from various beef animal materials (connective tissues (skin) and bones). It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceutical drugs, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
BHA BHA Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) is an antioxidant which retards rancidity in fats, oils, and oil-containing products. 5 CURRENT
BHT BHT Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) is an antioxidant which retards rancidity in oils, and oil-containing products. 5 CURRENT
BIOTIN Biotin Biotin, also known as vitamin B7 or vitamin H or vitamin I, is a water-soluble vitamin from the B complex. As a prosthetic group of enzymes, it plays an important role in metabolism, but is also important in the nucleus for the epigenetic regulation of gene function. It plays an essential role in the production of energy from nutrients, as well as in the synthesis of fatty acids and amino acids. It is both provided by the diet and manufactured by the intestinal flora. Many countries like France often refer to biotin as vitamin B8. However, the name recommended by IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) is only biotin. 04 May 2021 2 CURRENT
BPA BPA BPA (bisphenol A) is a chemical that is added to many commercial products, including food containers and hygiene products. BPA-containing plastics are commonly used in food containers, baby bottles, and other items. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
BRAZIL_NUTS Brazil nuts The Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa) is a South American tree in the family Lecythidaceae, and also the name of the tree's commercially harvested edible seed. Order[edit]. The Brazil nut family is in the order Ericales, as are other well-known plants such as blueberries, cranberries, sapote, gutta-percha, tea, gooseberries, phlox, and persimmons. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CAFFEINE Caffeine Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant of the methylxanthine class.[10] It is the world's most widely consumed psychoactive drug. 25 January 2017 3 CURRENT
CALCIUM Calcium Calcium 1 CURRENT
CALORIE Calorie Calories. 1 CURRENT
CANE_SUGAR Cane Sugar Sugar from sugar cane. 1 CURRENT
CARBOHYDRATES Carbohydrates Mainly sugars and starches, together constituting one of the three principal types of nutrients used as energy sources (calories) by the body. Carbohydrates can also be defined chemically as neutral compounds of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. 23 January 2020 6 CURRENT
CARRAGEENAN Carrageenan Carrageenan is a thickening, gelling, and stabilizing agent obtained from certain seaweeds. 5 CURRENT
CASHEWS Cashews The cashew nut is served as a snack or used in recipes, like other nuts, although it is actually a seed. The cashew apple is a fruit, whose pulp can be processed into a sweet, astringent fruit drink or distilled into liqueur. The shell of the cashew nut yield derivatives that can be used in many applications from lubricants to paints, and other parts of the tree have traditionally been used for snake-bites and other folk remedies. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CAULIFLOWER Cauliflower Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea in the genus Brassica, which is in the Brassicaceae family. It is an annual plant that reproduces by seed. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
CELERY Celery Celery (Apium graveolens) is a marshland plant in the family Apiaceae that has been cultivated as a vegetable since antiquity. Celery has a long fibrous stalk tapering into leaves. 23 January 2020 6 CURRENT
CHEMICAL_TREATMENT Chemical Treatment Technologies that use chemicals or chemical processes to treat materials or wastes. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
CHLORIDE Chloride Chloride 1 CURRENT
CHOLESTEROL Cholesterol A claim that a food is free from Cholesterol. Note the amount that determines containment or lack of containment is based on target market regulations. 1 CURRENT
CHOLINE Choline Choline 5 CURRENT
CHROMIUM Chromium Chromium 1 CURRENT
CLONED_FOODS Cloned Foods Meat and milk from cloned cattle, pigs, plants, etc. and from the offspring of clones of any species traditionally used as food. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
COCONUT_CREAM Coconut cream Coconut cream is much thicker and richer than coconut milk. It is made from simmering four parts shredded coconut in one part water. The cream that rises to the top of a can of coconut milk is also considered coconut cream. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
COCONUT_WATER Coconut water Coconut water, less commonly known as coconut juice, is the clear liquid inside coconuts. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
COLOURING_AGENTS Colouring Agents Natural or synthetic dyes used as coloring agents in processed foods. 1 CURRENT
COPPER Copper Copper 1 CURRENT
CORN_SYRUP Corn Syrup Corn syrup. 1 CURRENT
CREAM Cream Cream is a dairy product composed of the higher-fat layer skimmed from the top of milk before homogenization. Please refer to local regulations for full definition. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
CRUSTACEAN Crustacean The crustacean is an arthropod of the large, mainly aquatic group Crustacea, such as a crab, lobster, shrimp, or barnacle. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
DAIRY Dairy Milk or milk products including ingredients, processing aids and additives. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
DECAFFEINATED Decaffeinated Decaffeinated is to remove most or all of the caffeine from trade item. 25 January 2017 3 CURRENT
DIETARY_FIBRE Dietary Fibre The USFDA definition for Dietary fibre that can be declared on the Nutrition Facts label includes certain naturally occurring fibres that are “intrinsic and intact” in plants, and added isolated or synthetic non-digestible soluble and insoluble carbohydrates that FDA has determined have beneficial physiological effects to human health. www.fda.gov 5 CURRENT
EGGS Eggs Eggs 1 CURRENT
ENERGY Energy Energy 1 CURRENT
FAT Fat Fat 1 CURRENT
FIBRE Fibre The undigestible material in the fruits, vegetables and whole grains. 1 CURRENT
FISH Fish A limbless cold-blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins and living wholly in water. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
FLAVOUR_ENHANCERS Flavour Enhancers Flavour enhancers (e.g. monosodium glutamate, MSG). 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
FLUORIDE Fluoride Fluoride 1 CURRENT
FOLATE Folate Folate 5 CURRENT
FOLIC_ACID Folic Acid Folic acid is a stable, artificial form of vitamin B9. It's not found naturally in food but often added to processed foods and used in multivitamin-mineral supplements. However, folic acid must be converted into active vitamin B9, known as 5-MTHF, before your body can use it. 04 May 2021 2 CURRENT
FORMALDEHYDE Formaldehyde Formaldehyde is a naturally occurring organic compound with the formula CH₂O. It is the simplest of the aldehydes. The common name of this substance comes from its similarity and relation to formic acid. Formaldehyde is an important precursor to many other materials and chemical compounds. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
FORMALDEHYDE_RELEASING_CHEMICALS Formaldehyde Releasing Chemicals In personal care products, formaldehyde can be added directly, or more often, it can be released from preservatives such as quaternium-15, DMDM hydantoin, imidazolidinyl urea, diazolidinyl urea, polyoxymethylene urea, sodium hydroxymethylglycinate, bromopol and glyoxal. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
FRAGRANCE Fragrance Something (such as a perfume) compounded to give off a sweet or pleasant odor. 23 January 2020 6 CURRENT
FRUCTOSE Fructose Fructose. 1 CURRENT
FRUIT Fruit Fruit is the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
FRUIT_JUICE Fruit Juice Fruit juice. 1 CURRENT
FRUIT_JUICE_CONCENTRATE Fruit juice concentrate Fruit juice concentrate is where the water content from the fruit has been removed. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
FRUIT_PUREE Fruit puree Fruit puree is cooked fruits that has been ground, pressed, blended or sieved to the consistency of a creamy paste or liquid. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
FRUIT_SYRUP Fruit Syrup A syrup made from fruit and other ingredients such as sugar, corn syrup and water. 1 CURRENT
FUNGICIDE Fungicide A chemical substance used to kill fungus or prevent it from growing. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
GELATINE Gelatine Translucent, colourless, brittle (when dry), flavourless substance derived from collagen obtained from various animal raw materials (connective tissues (skin) and bones). It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceutical drugs, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
GLUTEN Gluten Gluten. 1 CURRENT
GLYZYRRHIZIN Glyzyrrhizin Glyzyrrhizin. 1 CURRENT
GMO GMO GMOs (genetically modified organisms), are novel organisms created in a laboratory using genetic modification/engineering techniques. Scientists and consumer and environmental groups have cited many health and environmental risks with foods containing GMOs. 23 January 2020 6 CURRENT
GRAINS Grains Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
HAZELNUTS Hazelnuts A hazelnut is the nut of the hazel and is also known as cobnut or filbert nut according to species. A cob is roughly spherical to oval, about 15–25 mm long and 10–15 mm in diameter, with an outer fibrous husk surrounding a smooth shell. A filbert is more elongated, being about twice as long as it is round. The nut falls out of the husk when ripe, about seven to eight months after pollination. The kernel of the seed is edible and used raw or roasted, or ground into a paste. Hazelnuts are also used for livestock feed, as are chestnuts and acorns. The seed has a thin, dark brown skin, which is sometimes removed before cooking. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
HERBICIDE Herbicide A chemical that is used to destroy plants, especially weeds. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
HIGH_FRUCTOSE_CORN_SYRUP High Fructose Corn Syrup High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) (also called glucose-fructose, isoglucose and glucose-fructose syrup) is a sweetener made from corn starch that has been processed by glucose isomerase to convert some of its glucose into fructose. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
HONEY Honey Honey. 1 CURRENT
HORMONES Hormones Hormones are used in the grown of livestock. Common hormones are rBST, rBGH, and others. 5 CURRENT
HYDROCARBON_PROPELLANT Hydrocarbon Propellant Propellants commonly used in pharmaceutical aerosols cover both liquefied gases (CFC, hydrocarbons, hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC), and HFC) and compressed gases (nitrogen, nitrous oxide, and carbon dioxide) [1]. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
HYDROQUINONE Hydroquinone A crystalline compound made by the reduction of benzoquinone. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
ICE_CREAM Ice cream Ice cream is a sweetened frozen food typically eaten as a snack or dessert. Please refer to local regulation how Ice Cream is defined in target markets. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
INSECTICIDE Insecticide A chemical substance made and used for killing insects, especially those that eat plants. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
INSOLUBLE_FIBRE Insoluble Fibre Insoluble fibre does not dissolve in water and passes through the gastrointestinal tract relatively intact and, therefore, is not a source of calories. 5 CURRENT
IODINE Iodine Iodine 1 CURRENT
IRON Iron Iron 1 CURRENT
LACTOSE Lactose Lactose. 1 CURRENT
LATEX Latex A milky fluid found in many plants, such as poppies and spurges, which exudes when the plant is cut and coagulates on exposure to the air. The latex of the rubber tree is the chief source of natural rubber. Also, a synthetic product resembling latex, consisting of a dispersion in water of polymer particles, used to make paints, coatings, and other products. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
LEGUME_PROTEIN Legume Protein A seed, pod, or other edible part of a leguminous plant, used as food. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
LIQUORICE Liquorice Liquorice 1 CURRENT
LOW_FAT_ICE_CREAM Low fat ice cream Low fat or reduced fat ice cream contains a lesser percent of total fat than the referenced product (either an average of leading brands, or the company's own brand). Please refer to target market regulations for definition of 'low fat'. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
LOW_FAT_MILK Low fat milk Low fat milk is a reduction in fat and claim based on regulation what "Low fat" means. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
MACADAMIA Macadamia Macadamia is a genus of four species of trees indigenous to Australia and constituting part of the plant family Proteaceae.[1][2] They grow naturally in north eastern New South Wales and central and south eastern Queensland. Common names include macadamia, macadamia nut, Queensland nut, bush nut, maroochi nut, queen of nuts and bauple nut; and from Indigenous Australians' languages bauple, gyndl, jindilli, and boombera. Previously, more species, with disjunct distributions, were named as members of this genus Macadamia. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
MAGNESIUM Magnesium Magnesium 1 CURRENT
MALT Malt Malt 1 CURRENT
MANGANESE Manganese Manganese 1 CURRENT
MAPLE_SYRUP Maple Syrup Maple syrup is a syrup usually made from the xylem sap of sugar maple, red maple, or black maple trees, although it can also be made from other maple species. 5 CURRENT
MILK Milk Milk is a nutrient-rich liquid food produced in the mammary glands of mammals. 09 June 2021 2 CURRENT
MILK_PROTEIN Milk Protein Milk proteins. 1 CURRENT
MOLASSES Molasses Molasses is a viscous by-product of refining sugarcane or sugar beets into sugar. 5 CURRENT
MOLLUSCS Molluscs The mollusc is an invertebrate of a large phylum that includes snails, slugs, mussels, and octopuses. They have a soft, unsegmented body and live in aquatic or damp habitats, and most kinds have an external calcareous shell. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
MOLYBDENUM Molybdenum Molybdenum 1 CURRENT
MONO_PROTEIN Mono protein Mono-protein is particularly effective for treating allergies and intolerances. Most of the allergens are generated by proteins, so the single source protein foods can help limit the exposure to potential allergens. A single source protein food can be used as a diagnostic method or as a long-term treatment. 22 September 2021 1 CURRENT
MONO_UNSATURATED_FAT Mono Unsaturated Fat Monounsaturated Fat 1 CURRENT
MSG Monosodium Glutamate Monosodium glutamate (MSG, also known as sodium glutamate) is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, one of the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acids. Monosodium glutamate is found naturally in tomatoes, cheese and other foods. MSG is used in the food industry as a flavour enhancer with an umami taste that intensifies the meaty, savoury flavour of food, as naturally occurring glutamate does in foods such as stews and meat soups. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
MULTIGRAIN Multigrain More than one type of grain. Could be several whole grains, several refined grains or a combination of both. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
MUSTARD Mustard Mustard is a pungent-tasting yellow or brown paste made from the crushed seeds of certain plants, typically eaten with meat or used as a cooking ingredient. The yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the cabbage family whose seeds are used to make this paste. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
NANOPARTICLE Nanoparticle A particle between 1 and 100 nanometres in size. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
NATURAL_FLAVOUR Natural Flavour Flavouring substances obtained from plant or animal raw materials, by physical, microbiological or enzymatic processes. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
NATURAL_GLUTEN Natural Gluten Gluten is a group of proteins, termed prolamins and glutelins,[1] stored with starch in the endosperm of various cereal (grass) grains. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
NATURALLY_OCCURING_SUGARS Naturally Occuring Sugars Naturally Occuring Sugars 1 CURRENT
NIACIN Niacin Niacin, also known as nicotinic acid, is an organic compound and a form of vitamin B3, an essential human nutrient. It has the formula C6H5NO2 and belongs to the group of the pyridinecarboxylic acid. 04 May 2021 2 CURRENT
NITRATE Nitrate The chemical formula is NO3. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
NON_CALORIC_SWEETENERS Non-Caloric Sweeteners Non-Caloric Sweeteners are sugar substitutes that do not contribute any caloric value. 5 CURRENT
NONYLPHENOL_ETHOXYLATES Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs) NP/NPEs, also known as nonylphenols and nonylphenol ethoxylates, are nonionic surfactants, or detergent-like substances, with uses that lead to widespread release into aquatic environments. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
NUTS Nuts Nuts 1 CURRENT
OAT Oat The oat is a cereal plant cultivated chiefly in cool climates and widely used for animal feed as well as human consumption. The grain yielded by this, used as food. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
OMEGA_3_FATTY_ACIDS Omega 3 Fatty Acids Omega-3 Fatty Acids 1 CURRENT
OXYBENZONE Oxybenzone Oxybenzone is a benzophenone derivative used as a sunscreen agent. Oxybenzone absorbs UVB and UVA II rays, resulting in a photochemical excitation and absorption of energy. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
PALM_OIL Palm Oil Palm oil is a yellow oil which comes from the fruit of certain palm trees and is used in making soap and sometimes as a fat in cooking. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
PANTOTHENIC_ACID Pantothenic Acid Pantothenic acid, also called vitamin B5 (a B vitamin), is a water-soluble vitamin. Pantothenic acid is an essential nutrient. Animals require pantothenic acid in order to synthesize coenzyme-A (CoA), as well as to synthesize and metabolize proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. The anion is called pantothenate. Not to be confused with pantethine. 04 May 2021 2 CURRENT
PARABEN Paraben Any of a group of compounds used as preservatives in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products and in the food industry. 23 January 2020 6 CURRENT
PARTIALLY_HYDROGENATED_VEGETABLE_OIL Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils (PHOs are the most common source of artificial trans fats within processed foods. The US FDA has revoked PHOs GRAS status and food manufacturers must remove PHOs from products. 5 CURRENT
PEA_PROTEIN Pea protein It is a source of protein derived and extracted in powder form from the yellow and green split peas (Pisum sativum). 22 September 2021 1 CURRENT
PEANUTS Peanuts A claim that a food is free from peanuts. Note the amount that determines containment or lack of containment is based on target market regulations. 1 CURRENT
PECANS Pecans A species of hickory, native to south-central North America, in Mexico from Coahuila south to Jalisco and Veracruz,[1][2] in the United States in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
PFAS Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals. 09 February 2022 1 CURRENT
PHENYLALANINE Phenylalanine A essential amino acid. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
PHOSPHATE Phosphate The chemical formula is PO3−4. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
PHOSPHORUS Phosphorus Phosphorus 1 CURRENT
PHTHALATE Phthalate Phthalates or phthalate esters, are esters of phthalic acid. They are mainly used as plasticizers, i.e., substances added to plastics to increase their flexibility, transparency, durability, and longevity. 23 January 2020 6 CURRENT
PINENUTS Pinenuts The edible seed of various pine trees. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
PISTACHIOS Pistachios The pistachio is the edible pale green seed of an Asian tree. The pistachio is the evergreen tree of the cashew family that produces this nut, with small brownish-green flowers and reddish wrinkled fruit borne in heavy clusters. It is widely cultivated, especially in the US and around the Mediterranean. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
PLANT_STEROLS Plant sterols Plant sterols are defined as cholesterol‐like substances that occur naturally at low levels in many fruits, vegetables, nuts and cereals. Plant sterols can help to improve cholesterol levels. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
POLYETHYLENE_MICROBEADS Polyethylene Microbeads Microbeads are really tiny plastic particles usually smaller than two millimeters. The composition of microbeads can vary and often include polyethylene (PE). 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
POLYPHOSPHATE Polyphosphate A chemical compound that contains phosphorus. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
POLYUNSATURATED_FAT Polyunsaturated Fat Polyunsaturated Fat 1 CURRENT
PORK_GELATINE Pork Gelatine Translucent, colourless, brittle (when dry), flavourless substance derived from collagen obtained from various pork raw materials (connective tissues (skin) and bones). It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceutical drugs, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
POTASSIUM Potassium Potassium 1 CURRENT
PRESERVATIVES Preservatives A preservative is a natural or synthetic substance or chemical that is added to products to prevent decomposition by microbial growth or by undesirable chemical changes. 1 CURRENT
PROBIOTICS Probiotics Probiotics. 1 CURRENT
PROTEIN Protein Protein 1 CURRENT
PVC PVC (polyvinyl chloride) Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is a common, strong but lightweight plastic used in construction. It is made softer and more flexible by the addition of plasticizers. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
PVC_WITH_PHTHALATES PVC (polyvinyl chloride) with Phthalates Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) with Phthalates is a common, strong but lightweight plastic used in construction. It is made softer and more flexible by the addition of Phthalates, used to plasticise PVC. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
PVC_WITHOUT_PHTHALATES PVC (polyvinyl chloride) without Phthalates Polyvinyle Chloride (PVC) with Phthalates is a common, strong but lightweight plastic used in construction. It is made softer and more flexible by without the addition of Phthalates as plasticizers. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
RASPBERRIES Raspberries The raspberry is the edible fruit of a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus of the rose family, most of which are in the subgenus Idaeobatus. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
RAW_BEET_SUGAR Raw Beet Sugar Raw sugar derived from the sugar beet. 1 CURRENT
RETINYL_PALMITATE Retinyl Palmitate Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A Palmitate) is an ingredient composed of palmitic acid and retinol (Vitamin A). 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
RIBOFLAVIN Riboflavin Vitamin B2, corresponding to riboflavin, or lactoflavin, is a water-soluble vitamin necessary for the synthesis of flavine adenine dinucleotide and flavine mononucleotide, two essential cofactors for flavoproteins. Vitamin B2 plays an important role in converting simple foods (carbohydrates, fats and proteins) into energy. It is involved in muscle repair metabolism. 04 May 2021 2 CURRENT
RYE Rye A wheat like cereal plant that tolerates poor soils and low temperatures. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
SATURATED_FAT Saturated Fat A claim that a food is low in saturated fat, and any claim likely to have the same meaning for the consumer, may only be made where the product contains no more than 1.5g of saturates per 100g for solids or, 0.75g of saturates per 100ml for liquids and in either case saturated fat must not provide more than 10% of energy. In the case of foods naturally low in saturated fat, the term "naturally" may be used as a prefix to this claim. 1 CURRENT
SELENIUM Selenium Selenium 1 CURRENT
SESAME Sesame The edible seeds of the sesame plant, which are used whole or have the oil extracted. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
SMOKE_FLAVOUR Smoke Flavour Smoke flavourings are produced by thermal degradation of wood. As an alternative to traditional smoking, they can be added to a range of different foods to give a “smoked” flavour. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
SODIUM_NITRITE Sodium Nitrite The chemical formula is NaNO2 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
SODIUM_SALT Sodium Salt Sodium or salt. 1 CURRENT
SOLUBLE_FIBRE Soluble Fibre Soluble fibre dissolves in water to form a thick gel-like substance in the stomach. It is broken down by bacteria in the large intestine and provides some calories. 5 CURRENT
SORBITOL Sorbitol A sugar substitute with a sweet taste which the human body metabolizes slowly. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
SOY Soy/Soya Soybean (or soyabean); protein derived from soybeans, used as a replacement for animal protein in certain foods. 04 May 2021 2 CURRENT
SOYA Soya Protein derived from soybeans, used as a replacement for animal protein in certain foods; soy. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
STEVIA Stevia Stevia is a high-potency sweetener extracted from the leaves of the plant species stevia rebaudiana. 5 CURRENT
SUGARS Sugars Includes sugars that are present naturally in the food such as lactose in milk and fructose in fruit, sucrose in fruits and vegetables, as well as sugars added to the food during processing, such as sugar / sucrose, corn syrup, honey, high fructose corn syrup, fruit juice concentrates and dextrose." 1 CURRENT
SULFATE Sulfate A salt or ester of sulfuric acid, containing the anion SO42− or the divalent group —OSO2O—. 23 January 2020 6 CURRENT
SWEETENERS Sweeteners Any substance that sweetens such as sugar or a low-calorie synthetic product used instead of sugar. 1 CURRENT
THIAMIN Thiamin Thiamin, or vitamin B1, is involved in the transformation of glucose into energy and in the metabolism of amino acids. It is essential to the functioning of the nervous system and seems indispensable for memory and intellectual faculties. 04 May 2021 2 CURRENT
TRANS_FAT Trans fat Trans fatty acids 1 CURRENT
TREE_NUTS Tree nuts Tree nuts include, but are not limited to, walnut, almond, hazelnut, cashew, pistachio, and Brazil nuts. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
TRICLOCARBAN Triclocarban Triclocarban is an antibacterial agent common in personal care products like soaps and lotions as well as in the medical field, for which it was originally developed. Studies on its antibacterial qualities and mechanisms are growing. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
TRICLOSAN Triclosan Triclosan (sometimes abbreviated as TCS) is an antibacterial and antifungal agent present in some consumer products, including toothpaste, soaps, detergents, toys, and surgical cleaning treatments. 23 January 2020 7 CURRENT
TRITICALE Triticale Triticale is a hybrid grain produced by crossing wheat and rye, grown as a fodder crop. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ULTRA_FILTERED_NONFAT_MILK Ultra-filtered nonfat milk Ultrafiltered nonfat or skimmed milk, also known as diafiltered, is a subclassification of milk protein concentrate that is produced by passing nonfat or skim milk under pressure through a thin, porous membrane to separate the components of milk according to their size. Please refer to target market regulations for definition of 'nonfat' or 'skimmed' and the allowable percentage of fat to be contained. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
UNSATURATED_FAT Unsaturated Fat Unsaturated Fat 1 CURRENT
VEGAN Vegan Indicates the product has been marked as vegan, and indicates that the product is free of animal products: no meat, milk, eggs, wool, leather, and so forth. 22 September 2021 1 CURRENT
VEGETABLES Vegetables Vegetables are parts of plants that are consumed by humans or other animals as food. 09 June 2021 1 CURRENT
VITAMIN_A Vitamin A Vitamin A 1 CURRENT
VITAMIN_B12 Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 1 CURRENT
VITAMIN_B6 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B6 1 CURRENT
VITAMIN_C Vitamin C Vitamin C 1 CURRENT
VITAMIN_D Vitamin D Vitamin D 1 CURRENT
VITAMIN_E Vitamin E Vitamin E 1 CURRENT
VITAMIN_K Vitamin K Vitamin K 1 CURRENT
VITAMINS_AND_OR_MINERALS Vitamins and or Minerals Vitamins and/or minerals. 1 CURRENT
WALNUTS Walnuts A large wrinkled edible seed of a deciduous tree, consisting of two halves contained within a hard shell that is enclosed in a green fruit. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
WATER Water The chemical formula is H2O. 20 April 2017 4 CURRENT
WHEAT Wheat Wheat 1 CURRENT
WHITE_SUGAR White Sugar White or granulated sugar is refined sugar (pure white crystalline sucrose) ground to granules or grains. 1 CURRENT
WHOLE_GRAIN Whole grain The intact grain or the dehulled, ground, milled, cracked or flaked grain where the constituents – endosperm, germ and bran – are present in such proportions that represent the typical ratio of those fractions occurring in the whole cereal. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
WHOLE_WHEAT Whole wheat Whole wheat refers to wheat which contains all constituents of the wheat grain. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
YEAST Yeast A microscopic fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding, and capable of converting sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ZINC Zinc Zinc 1 CURRENT