New Regulation sets maximum levels for PAH in certain food supplements / by Lara Skoblikov

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1933 of 27 October 2015  lays down maximum levels for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in cocoa fibre, banana chips, food supplements, dried herbs and dried spices. 

For food supplements containing botanicals and their preparations and food supplements containing propolis, royal jelly, spirulina or their preparations, the maximum level of Benzo(a)pyrene is set on 10 μg/kg and the maximum sum of benzo(a)pyrene, benz(a)anthracene, benzo(b)fluoranthene and chrysene is set on 50 μg/kg.