Additional guidelines to maximum levels in Standard 1.4.1 - Contaminants and Natural Toxicants
This guide helps to identify a range of contaminant levels that would normally be expected in particular foods.
Standard 1.4.1 - Contaminants and Natural Toxicants in the Code specifies the maximum levels of contaminants and natural toxicants permitted in the foods listed in the standard. All foods listed in the standard must comply with the maximum levels set out in the standard.
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