Updated opinion on a request from the European Commission related to the 2nd ERF carcinogenicity study on aspartame, taking into consideration study data submitted by the Ramazzini Foundation in February 2009

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Article
Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Food
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1015
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 of the ANS Panel 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, J-C. 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-2009-00474
Adopted
19 mars 2009
Published in the EFSA Journal
20 avril 2009
Last Updated
26 mai 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