Circular 23/2012/tt-Byt: National Technical Regulation For Nutritional Products Made From Cereals To Children From 6 To 36 Months Old

Original Language Title: Thông tư 23/2012/TT-BYT: hành Quy chuẩn kỹ thuật quốc gia đối với sản phẩm dinh dưỡng chế biến từ ngũ cốc cho trẻ từ 6 đến 36 tháng tuổi

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The CIRCULAR issued to national technical regulation for nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months old _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ MINISTER of health pursuant to the law on food safety, June 17th 2010 and Decree No. 38/2012/ND-CP dated 25 April 2012 of the Government detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the law on food safety;
Pursuant to the law of standards and technical regulation on June 29, 2006 and Decree No. 127/2007/ND-CP on 1st August 2007 detailing the Government's implementation of some articles of the law on technical regulation and standards;
Pursuant to Decree No. 63/2012/ND-CP on August 31, 2012 of the Government functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of health;
At the suggestion of the Director of food safety;
The Minister of Health issued a circular issued national technical regulation for nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months of age.
Article 1. Attached to this circular: QCVN 11-4:2012/BYT-national technical regulation for nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months of age;
Article 2. This circular is effective from June 1, 2013.
Article 3. Director food safety, heads of units of the Ministry of health, Ministry of health; the Director of the Health Department of the province, central cities and other organizations and individuals concerned is responsible for the implementation of this circular.
 

DEPUTY MINISTER signature (signed) Nguyen Thanh Long NATIONAL TECHNICAL REGULATION for NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS PROCESSED FROM CEREALS to CHILDREN FROM 6 to 36 MONTHS OLD National technical regulation on processed cereal-based foods for infants from 6th month on and young children up to 36 months of age i. GENERAL PROVISIONS 1. Scope this regulation regulates the quality criteria, food safety and the requirements for the management of nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months of age.
2. The object of applying this Regulation applies to: 2.1. The Organization, the individual import, manufacturing, sales of nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months of age in Vietnam;
2.2. the management authority of the State concerned.
3. Explanation of terms and symbols written off In this regulation, the terms and abbreviation notation here is understood as follows: 3.1. Nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months old: products made primarily from one or more milled cereals, cereals which constitute at least 25% of the final mixture composition by mass of the dry substance. Nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months of age are classified into groups as follows: 3.1.1. The product contains whole grains are eaten with milk or liquid nutritional products other niche;
3.1.2. Grains have protein-rich food supplement, to be eaten with water or liquid nutritional products other niche does not contain protein;
3.1.3. Wheat pasta eaten after cooked with water or other suitable liquid products;
3.1.4. crunchy bread (rusk) and biscuit (biscuit) feed directly or grinding; can be used with water, milk or other suitable liquid products.
3.2. PER (Protein Efficiency Ratio): effective use of proteins.
3.3. The CODEX: Standardization Committee of international food.
3.4. GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice): good manufacturing practices.
II. TECHNICAL REGULATIONS 1. 1.1 basic components. General requirements-the products specified in paragraph 3.1, part I of this regulation, be made from one or more milled cereals such as wheat, rice, barley, oats, rye, maize, millet, sorghum (sorghum) and buckwheat (buckwheat). In addition, raw materials processing can include beans (do), the starchy tuber (arrowroot, sweet potatoes or cassava) or starchy stems; oilseeds with smaller proportions. The ingredients are quality assurance, food safety according to the rules.
-The processing and drying must be done to minimize the loss of nutritional value, especially for the quality of the protein.
-Humidity of the product in compliance with GMP guidelines for each product group. Humidity must achieve the maximum limited the growth of micro-organisms, while ensuring minimal loss levels the nutritional value of the product.
1.2. Energy minimum maximum unit kcal/g 0.8-1.3-3.3 g/kJ. Nutrition component 1.3.1. The protein content of the chemical index of the proteins in the material must reach a minimum of 80% compared with casein standard or indicator PER of the protein in the mixture must reach a minimum of 70% compared with casein standard. Just added amino acid isomer L-form with the appropriate rate on the product to improve the nutritional value of the protein mixture.
Protein content must meet the following requirements: minimum Product Group (1) maximum (2) g/100 g/100 kcal kJ g/100 kcal g/100 kJ products specified in point 3.1.2, part I of this regulation 0.48 5.5 1.3 2.0 product specified in point 3.1.4, part I of this regulation 1.5 5.5 1.3 0.36 (1) with regard to supplement protein intake (2) with respect to protein in products 1.3.2 product. The lipid content of lipid content must meet the following requirements: minimum maximum product Group g/100 g/100 kcal kJ g/100 kcal g/100 kJ products specified in point 3.1.2, part I of this Regulation (3)--4.5 1.1 products specified in Points 3.1.1 and 3.1.4 point of part I of this regulation--0.8 3.3 (3) If the lipid content of greater than 0.8 g per 100kJ (3, 3 g/100 kcal), the function the amount of linoleic acid and lauric acid in the products must meet the following: maximum minimum unit amount of linoleic acid (in the form are triglycerides-linoleat) mg/100 kcal 300 1,200 mg/100 kJ lauric acid content%/lipid 70 285 total myristic acid content of 15%-/lipid total-15 1.3.3. Carbohydrates content-If the products defined in Points 3.1.1 and 3.1.4 point of part I of this regulation using sucrose, fructose, glucose, glucose syrups or honey, they must meet the following requirements: minimum maximum unit Of carbohydrates quantities of supplements (from the sources mentioned above) g/100 kcal-7.5 g/100 kJ-1.8 additional fructose Intake g/100 kcal-3.75 g/100 kJ-0.9-If the products specified in Points 3.1.2, part I of this regulation using sucrose, fructose, glucose, glucose syrups or honey, they must meet the following requirements: minimum maximum unit Of carbohydrates quantities of supplements (from the sources mentioned above) g/100 kcal-5.0 g/100 kJ-additional fructose Intake 1.2 g/100 kcal-2.5 g/100 kJ-0.6 1.4. Vitamin unit maximum minimum note Vitamin B1 for 4 groups of products categorized in paragraph 3.1, part I of this regulation.

 



mg/100 kcal 50-12.5 mg/100 kJ-Vitamin A-retinol-equivalent calculated according to product group specified in point 3.1.2, part I of this regulation and the other product group specified in Clause 3.1, part I of this regulation, if there is extra vitamin A mg/100 kcal 14 43 60 180 Vitamin D mg/100 kJ for product group specified in point 3.1.2 Part I of this regulation and the other product group specified in Clause 3.1, part I of this regulation, if there is extra vitamin D mg/100 kcal 1 3 mg/100 kJ 0.25 0.75 The form of vitamin supplements on the nutritional products processed from cereals for children from 6 to 36 months of age as prescribed by the Ministry of health. In case the provisions of the Ministry of health shall follow the instructions of the CODEX at the CAC/GL 10-1979, Rev. 1-2008 Advisory List of Mineral Salts and Vitamin compounds for Use in Foods for Infants and Children (recommended list of vitamin compounds and mineral salts used in food intended for infants and young children).
1.5. Concentrations of minerals unit maximum minimum Sodium notes for 4 groups of products categorized in paragraph 3.1, part I of this regulation.

 



mg/100 kcal – 100 mg/100 kJ-24 mg/100 kcal Calci-80 for the product group specified in point 3.1.2, part I of this regulation.



mg/100 kJ-20 mg/100 kcal-50 Only applies to product group specified in point 3.1.4, part I of this regulation, when used in conjunction with the milk.



mg/100 kJ-12



The form of additional minerals on nutritional products processed from cereals for children from 6 to 36 months of age as prescribed by the Ministry of health. In case the provisions of the Ministry of health shall follow the instructions of the CODEX at the CAC/GL 10-1979, Rev. 1-2008 Advisory List of Mineral Salts and Vitamin compounds for Use in Foods for Infants and Children (recommended list of vitamin compounds and mineral salts used in food intended for infants and young children).
2. optional components in addition to the components specified in Item 1.1, part II of this regulation, can use other components suitable for kids from 6 to 36 months of age.
Only used microorganisms L (+) lactic acid.
If the products contain honey or maple syrup from maple trees, the plastic processing process needs to ensure the removal of Clostridium botulinum spores.
3. Minimum unit aromatherapy Max notes natural fruit extracts and extracts vanilla mg/100 g-GMP Ethyl vanillin and vanillin for products have concocted according to the manufacturer's instructions for use directly mg/100 g-7 4. Requirements for the product when in use-When processing according to the user's Guide recorded on the label, the food made from grains are suitable for eating with spoons for appropriate child objects (from 6 to 36 months old).
-Crunchy bread (rusk) and biscuit (biscuit) that can be used in dried form to encourage children to chew or may be used under liquid form by mixing with water or other appropriate liquids, viscous similar to dried grain.
5. Treated with ion radiation and use the hydrogen partial invoices fat-not processed by ion irradiation for products and raw materials for production.
-Do not use FAT hydrogen partial invoices for the products.
6. food additives food additives used in nutritional products from cereal for babies from 6 to 36 months of age as prescribed by the Ministry of health.
7. The substance contamination 7.1. Residues of medicines and plant protection products must be processed according to GMP guidelines to the defunct plant protection drugs residue (has been used in the manufacture, storage or processing of raw materials, food ingredients). In case of technical reasons still exist residual plant protection drugs then their content must be reduced to meet the maximum possible under current rules.
7.2 heavy metals As QCVN 8-2:2011/BYT national technical standards for heavy metal pollution limits in food.
7.3. Mycotoxin By QCVN 8-1: BYT/2011 national technical regulation for pollution limits mycotoxin in foods.
7.4. Melamine max units notes 2.5 7.5 mg/kg. Other contamination must not contain substances exist residual hormones, antibiotics and other pollutants, especially not contain medicinal substances.
8. Micro-organisms according to QCVN 8-3:2012/BYT national technical standards for microorganisms pollution limits in food.
9. Labeling The labeling of nutritional products products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months of age must be in accordance with the provisions of Decree No. 89/2006/ND-CP on August 30, 2006 by the Government on goods labels, documents guiding the implementation of laws and regulations.
III. METHODS Of SAMPLING And TEST METHODS 1. Sampling sampling according to guidelines in circular 16/2009/TT-BKHCN on June 2, 2009 by the Ministry of science and technology on State inspection guidelines for the quality of goods on the market; Circular 13/TT-BYT/2011 January 4, 2011 the Ministry of health about the General guidelines on sampling inspection service, food quality, food safety and other regulations of the relevant law.
2. Test method technical requirements specified in this regulation be tried according to the methods in the annex of this Regulation (this method does not apply, can use other equivalent test method) to check the targets not yet specified test method in this regulation The Ministry of health will rule according to the current method in the country or abroad has been confirmed the value of use.
III. REGULATIONS On MANAGING 1. Announced combination rules 1.1. Nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months old prior to import, manufacture, domestic business must be announced conformity in accordance with the provisions of this regulation.
1.2. Method, the sequence, the procedure announced conformity is made according to Decree No. 38/2012/ND-CP dated 25 April 2012 of the Government detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the law on food safety, circular No. 01/2012/TT-BYT of September 11 September 2012 the Ministry of health published the Guide conformity and consistent regulations publication of food safety and the other provisions of the law.
2. check for the quality checking of the quality, safety and hygiene with respect to nutritional products processed from cereals to children from 6 to 36 months of age must be made according to the provisions of the law.
IV. The LIABILITY Of The ORGANIZATION, The Individual 1. The Organization, individual manufacturing, importing, business processing nutritional products from cereal for babies from 6 to 36 months to publicize the case rules in accordance with the technical provisions in this regulation, the registration of a conformity announced at the State Agency has the authority under the decentralization of the Ministry of health and quality assurance safety, according to published content.
2. organizations and individuals only are produced, imported, nutritional products business processing from cereal for babies from 6 to 36 months after completion of registration of a published case rules and ensure the quality, safety, labelling in accordance with the provisions of the law.
V. IMPLEMENTATION 1.  The Bureau of food safety, in coordination with the relevant authorities the deployment guide and organize the implementation of this regulation.
2. Pursuant to the request of management, the Department is responsible for food safety recommendations to the Ministry of health revised and supplemented in this regulation.
3. where the criteria and rules of the law was invoked in this regulation have the change, addition or replacement shall apply according to the law.