Are mixed tocopherol (E306), Ascorbyl palmitate (E304) be permitted to be used in cookies and mooncake in Australia?


According to Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, below are the list of permitted Tocopherol for food additives:

INS 307  Tocopherol, d-alpha-, concentrate

INS 307b Tocopherols concentrate, mixed

INS 308 Synthetic gamma-tocopherol

INS 309 Synthetic delta-tocopherol

The usage of tocopherols listed above and ascorbyl palmitate are permitted for use as a food additive may be present in cookies and mooncake with GMP* limit.

*A reference to ‘GMP’ is a reference to the maximum level necessary to achieve 1 or more technological purposes under conditions of GMP



Federal Register of Legislation. (2017). Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 15 – Substances that may be Used as Food Additives.

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