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NHC New Food Additive Registration in China


Under the Administrative Measures on New Food Additives (MoH Order No. 73) released in 2010, companies shall submit new food additive registration to the National Health Commission (NHC) in China. Only after the new food additive has passed the safety review by the NHC, can it be used in food production in China.

Who Shall Register?

  • Manufacturers of new food additive in China

  • Foreign manufacturers and companies exporting and selling new food additive to China

  • Companies using new food additives in food production in China

Who Can Be the Applicant (the Certificate Owner) for Registration?

Any company can be the applicant for a new food additive.

Our Services

CIRS China fulfils all the qualifications and requirements of being a local Chinese agent (registered capital, expertise, etc.). We provide all the necessary services in one package to complete registration at the most competitive price in the market.

Our services include:

Registration Feasibility Analysis

  • Research on the information of official approvals and usage of the new food additive at home and abroad

  • Preparation of a new food additive registration proposal

New Food Additive Registration

  • Data evaluation and data gap analysis

  • Writing testing proposals, sending samples to certified labs

  • Translation and notarization of certifying documents

  • Dossier preparation and submission

  • Tracking the registration status and communication with NHC

Further Information

Analysis on the Application and Approval of New Food Additives in 2023

Approval Status of New Food-Related Products (including Food Contact Additives and Resins) in the First Half of 2023

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