A Record Filing for Subcontracting Production of Food Additives Is No Longer Needed

Original Article by Alice Yang from CIRS

15th September 2014, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has published a Notice (CFDA Notice No. 46 of 2014) to announce that record filing for subcontracting production of food additives will be canceled. This notice will take effect immediately.


1. Any record filing for subcontracting production of food additives with local CFDA was exempted from now on.

2. Subcontractor should be licensed with valid production certificate. Food additives should be labeled in compliance with food safety laws and relevant regulations.

3. Supervision on subcontracting production of food additives should be in accordance with Administration of Quality Supervision,Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ ) Notice Number 127 in 2010.

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  • Ms. Alice Yang, Food & Health Products, CIRS China
    Hangzhou CIRS Co. Ltd (CIRS China)
    11F Building 1, Dongguan Hi-Tech Park, 288 Qiuyi Road, Binjiang District, Hangzhou 310052, China
    Tel: +86-571 8720 6555 | Fax: +86-571 8720 6533
    Email: Alice.Yang@cirs-group.com