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Title: Sanitation Standard for the Tolerance of Mycotoxins in Foods CH
Amended Date: 2013-08-20
Category: Ministry of Health and Welfare(衛生福利部)
Article 1
This standard is prescribed in accordance with the provisions of Article 17 of the Act Governing Food Sanitation.
Article 2
The tolerance of aflatoxin in foods shall meet the following standards:
┌──────────┬───────────────────┐
│Food Category │Tolerance of Total Aflatoxin │
│ │(Including Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2) │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Peanut, corn │Not more than 15 ppb │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Rice, sorghum, │Not more than 10ppb │
│legumes, nuts, │ │
│wheat, barley and │ │
│oat │ │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Edible oils and fats│Not more than 10ppb │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Milk │Not more than 0.5 ppb (as aflatoxinM1)│
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Milk powder │Not more than 5.0 ppb (as aflatoxinM1)│
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Other foods │Not more than10ppb │
└──────────┴───────────────────┘

Article 3
The tolerance of ochratoxin A in foods shall meet the following standards:
┌──────────┬───────────────────┐
│Food Category │Tolerance ofOchratoxin A │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Rice, wheat, barley │Not more than5ppb │
│and oat │ │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Roasted coffee beans│Not more than 5 ppb │
│and coffee powder │ │
└──────────┴───────────────────┘

Article 4
The tolerance of patulin in foods shall meet the following standards:
┌──────────┬───────────────────┐
│Food Category │Tolerance ofPatulin │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Apple juice andmixed│Not more than50ppb │
│beverages │ │
│containingapple │ │
│juice │ │
└──────────┴───────────────────┘

Article 5
The tolerance of citrinin in foods shall meet the following standards:
┌──────────┬───────────────────┐
│Food Category │Tolerance ofCitrinin │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Monascuscolor │Not more than200ppb │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Red yeast rice │Not more than5 ppm │
├──────────┼───────────────────┤
│Complex food │Not more than2 ppm │
│containingred yeast │ │
│rice │ │
└──────────┴───────────────────┘

Article 6
The tolerance of mycotoxin in infant foods shall be compatible with the "Sanitation Standard for Infant Foods".
Article 7
This Standard shall be implemented from the date of promulgation.