COLUMN NAVIGATION

Q&As of Powdered Formula for Infants and Young Children (1)

放大字体  缩小字体 Date:22 Apr 2019  Source:Global Foodmate  Writer:Global Foodmate  Views:145
 infant formula
1. How powdered formulas for infants and young children are classified in China?
According to national standards, powdered formulas for infants and young children are classified into Infant Formula and Older Infants and Young Children Formula.
Infant formula refers to liquid or powdered products made only through physical methods, of which the main raw materials are the milk and milk protein products, and/or soybean and soybean protein products, supplemented with a proper amount of vitamin, minerals and/or other supplementary materials, which are applicable to normal infants, where the energy and nutrition can satisfy the requirements of growth and development of normal infants of 0~6 months old.
Older Infants and Young Children Formula refers to liquid or powdered products made only through physical methods, of which the main raw materials are the milk and milk protein products, and/or soybean and soybean protein products, supplemented with a proper amount of vitamins, minerals and/or other supplementary materials, which are applicable to older infants and young children, where the nutrition can satisfy partial requirements of normal older infants and young children.
 
2. What standards and regulations are involved?
Standards:
  National Food Safety Standard Infant Formula (GB 10765-2010)
  National Food Safety Standard Older Infants and Young Children Formula (GB 10767-2010)
  National Food Safety Standard Good Manufacturing Practice for Powdered Formula for Infants and Young Children (GB 23790-2010)
Laws & Regulations
Powdered formula for infants and young children are strictly managed as special foods, by Food Safety Law, Administrative Measures on Product Formula Registration of Infant Formula Milk Powder and other related documents.
 
3. What substances are prohibited in powdered formula for infants and young children?
The raw materials used in the products should comply with the corresponding safety standards and/or relevant regulations, ensure the safety of infants and meet the nutrition demands. The substances that are detrimental to the health and nutrition of infants should not be use; Ingredients and food additives should not contain gluten; Hydrogenated oils and fats should not be used; Raw and supplementary materials treated by irradiation should not be used; only the pre-gelatinized starch can be added into infant formula;  Fructose must not be used.
The raw materials used in the products should comply with the corresponding safety standards and/or relevant regulations, ensure the safety of older infants and young children, and meet the nutrition demands. The substances that are detrimental to the health and nutrition of older infants and young children should not be used; Hydrogenated oils and fats should not be used; Raw and supplementary materials treated by irradiation should not be used.

 
Please note: Original English article of Global Foodmate of Information Service and Business Department, please indicate the source from the Global Foodmate if reprint.

Global Foodmate Information Service Centre provides food standards & regulations research, labeling compliance consulting/Chinese label design, industry public opinion monitoring and analysis, registration services (of Infant formula, FSMP, Health food, Novel Food Ingredients, Novel Food Additives, New Varieties of Food-Related Products and Overseas manufacturers of imported food) and other comprehensive food safety solutions for domestic and overseas enterprises and institutions in food industry. 


Please feel free to contact us: +86 10 68869850, E-mail: global_info@foodmate.net
 

Need help or have a question?

 
 
COMMEND NEWS & REGULATIONS UPDATES

Contacts

Contact Number:+86 10 68869850
E-mail: global_info@foodmate.net

CHINA(Yantai)

ADD: West area, Donghe Technology Park, No. 229 Tongshi South Road, Zhifu District, Yantai City, Shandong Province

CHINA(Beijing)

ADD: W. 4th Ring Road North No.160 Haidian Beijing China

CHINA(Shanghai)

ADD:No. 923 Kaixuan South Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

SWIZERLAND

ADD: Churerstrasse 92i, CH-8808, Pfaeffikon SZ, Switzerland

Support
TOP
Need support?
Welcome to visit Global Foodmate and please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Tel:
+86 10 68869850
E-mail: global_info@foodmate.net