EFSA | Minutes of the 22nd meeting of the Working group on the Reevaluation of Sweeteners | 30-31 March 2020 | Minutes
The minutes of the 22nd meeting of the Working group on the Reevaluation of Sweeteners includes the following scientific outputs for discussion:
(*) Sorbitols - CAS 50-70-4
(*) Mannitol - CAS 69-65-8
(*) Acesulfame K - CAS 55589-62-3
(*) Isomalt - CAS 64519-82-0
(*) Sucralose - CAS 56038-13-2
(*) Thaumatin - CAS 20702-77-6
(*) Neohesperidine - CAS 20702-77-6
(*) Aspartame acesulfame salt - CAS 106372-55-8
(*) Erythritol - CAS 149-32-6
(*) Cyclamates - CAS 139-05-9
(*) Saccharin Na, Ca, K - CAS 81-07-2
(*) Neotame - CAS 165450-17-9
(*) Maltitol - CAS 585-88-6
5.1 A follow up on some of aspects for the implementation phase of the protocol for the
assessment of hazard identification and hazard characterisation of sweeteners was discussed
(i.e. appraisal of animal and human studies and literature searches).
5.2 Exposure assessment: a concrete approach based on data from the 1st batch of sweeteners
was presented and discussed.
5.3 Neotame: the draft opinion was discussed in full (technical data, exposure data and
biological/toxicological data) as well as the implementation of the protocol to this opinion.
Comments to move forward were noted. This opinion will be discussed in a forthcoming WG
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