OCHRATOXIN A :

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit
Kidneys

4 µg/kg

Fish

5 µg/kg


ERGOT ALKALOIDS
 :

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit
Wheat, rye, oats, spelt

150 µg/kg

Wheat flour, rye flour, oats flour, spelt flour

150 µg/kg
Oat groats

200 µg/kg

Bread

90 µg/kg
Rye bread

90 µg/kg

Biscuits

100 µg/kg
Cereal bars

100 µg/kg

Breakfast cereals

200 µg/kg

Cereal‐based baby foods

80 µg/kg

Wheat pasta

100 µg/kg


TROPANE ALKALOIDS
 :

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit
Cereals (buckwheat, sorghum, millet, maize)

2 µg/kg

Cereal flours

2 µg/kg
Breakfast cereals

3 µg/kg

Infusions

5 µg/kg
Tea

5 µg/kg

Oilseeds (linseed, sunflower, poppy, rapeseed, …)

8 µg/kg
Protein crops (peas, lentils, …)

10 µg/kg

Rusks

2 µg/kg
Maize starch (maïze flour meal, … )

40 µg/kg

Polenta

7 µg/kg

Limit of action : the limit where an action is to be taken.

 

FLAME RETARDANTS :

Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD)

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit
Dairy products (cheese, …)

500 (ng/g fat)

Milk

400 (ng/g fat)
Eggs

3000 (ng/g fat)

Vegetable oils and butter

900 (ng/g fat)
Meat

1000 (ng/g fat)

Meat preparations and meat based products (sausages, ham, …)

1000 (ng/g fat)
Fish oil based food supplements

2000 (ng/g fat)

Food for infants

10 (ng/g wet weight)
Fish

400 (ng/g wet weight)


Polybrominated diphenyl ethers
(PBDE)

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit
Dairy products (cheese, …)

40 (ng/g fat)

Milk

30 (ng/g fat)
Eggs

200 (ng/g fat)

Vegetable oils and butter

60 (ng/g fat)
Meat

80 (ng/g fat)

Meat preparations and meat based products

80 (ng/g fat)
Fish oil based food supplements

100 (ng/g fat)

Food for infants

0,7 (ng/g wet weight)
Fish

30 (ng/g wet weight)


ALKYLPERFLUORINATED COMPOUNDS
 :

Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS)

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit
Meat

50 (µg/kg)

Milk

6 (µg/kg)
Eggs

100 (µg/kg)

Fish

150 (µg/kg)

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit
Meat

500 (µg/kg)

Milk

60 (µg/kg)
Eggs

1000 (µg/kg)

Fish

1500 (µg/kg)


DIOXINES ET PCB DE TYPE DIOXINES
 :

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit for PCCD/PCDF and PCB‐DL
Honey

1 (pg WHO‐TEQ/g wet weight)

Game meat (including wild rabbit)

10 (pg WHO‐TEQ/g wet weight)
Rabbit meat

3 (pg WHO‐TEQ/g wet weight)


BENZENE
 :

Foodstuff

Proposed action limit
Coffee

500 (µg/kg)

Vegetable oils

1000 (µg/kg)
Smoked fish

500 (µg/kg)

Canned meat products

150 (µg/kg)
Pâté

3000 (µg/kg)

Smoked ham

400 (µg/kg)
Breakfast cereals

200 (µg/kg)

Meat salad

300 (µg/kg)
Fish salad

200 (µg/kg)

Non‐alcoholic beverages

10 (µg/kg)
Vegetable juices

30 (µg/kg)

Flavorings used in the preparation of foodstuffs

30 (µg/kg)

Limit of action : the limit where an action is to be taken.

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