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Amendment to the list of preservatives allowed in food published


Sep 01, 2021

Health Canada has revised the permitted uses of the preservatives methyl-p-hydroxybenzoate (methylparaben), propyl-p-hydroxybenzoate (propylparaben), and their sodium salts (sodium salt of methyl-p-hydroxybenzoic acid and sodium salt of propyl-p-hydroxybenzoic acid).

Health Canada revised the permitted uses of these four food additives as described in the information document referenced below by modifying Part 2 of the List of Permitted Preservatives, effective August 10, 2021.

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