Opinion on a request from the European Commission related to the 2nd ERF carcinogenicity study on aspartame

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Article
Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Food
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2009.945
Panel members at the time of adoption
F. Aguilar, U.R. Charrondiere, B. Dusemund, P. Galtier, J. Gilbert, D.M. Gott, S. Grilli, R. Guertler, G.E.N. Kass, J. Koenig, C. Lambré, J-C. Larsen, J-C. Leblanc, A. Mortensen, D. Parent-Massin *, I. Pratt, I.M.C.M. Rietjens, I. Stankovic, P. Tobback, T. Verguieva, R. Woutersen.
Acknowledgements

The European Food Safety Authority wishes to thank the members of Working Group A on
Food Additives and Nutrient Sources for the preparation of this opinion: F. Aguilar, N.
Bemrah, P. Galtier, J. Gilbert, S. Grilli, R. Guertler, G.E.N. Kass, C. Lambré, J.C. Larsen, JC.
Leblanc, A. Mortensen, I. Pratt, I. Stankovic. In addition, the Scientific Panel on Food
Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food would like to thank O. Ladefoged for his
contribution to the preparation of this opinion.

Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-746
Adopted
29 January 2009
Published in the EFSA Journal
20 April 2009
Last Updated
26 May 2009. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
Note
Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords
Aspartame, L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine methyl ester, artificial sweetener, life-long study, prenatal exposure, CAS No. 22839-47-0, E 951, intense sweetener