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Flavouring substance benzene-1,2-diol

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Summary

The European Commission has informed the World Trade Organization Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (WTO SPS) Committee that it intends to remove benzene-1,2-diol from the list of substances that may be used in the EU to flavour foods (G/SPS/N/EU/761). Its removal is proposed due to safety concerns.