The following instruments are separate instruments in the Federal Register of Legislation and are known collectively in the Food Standards Gazette as Amendment No. 171.
Food Standards (Application A1123 – Isomalto-oligosaccharide as a Novel Food) Variation
The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this variation under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991. The variation commences on the date specified in clause 3 of this variation.
Dated 10 July 2017.
Standards Management Officer, Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand
This variation will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 113 on 13 July 2017. This means that this date is the gazettal date for the purposes of clause 3 of the variation.
This instrument is the Food Standards (Application A1123 – Isomalto-oligosaccharide as a Novel Food) Variation.
2 Variation to a standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
The Schedule varies Standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
The variation commences on the date of gazettal.
 Schedule 3 is varied by
[1.1] inserting into the table to subsection S3—2(2), in alphabetical order
[1.2] inserting after section S3—36
|S3—37||Specification for isomalto-oligosaccharide|
|For isomalto-oligosaccharide (IMO), the specifications are the following:|
|(a) chemical structure—IMO is a mixture of glucose oligomers with α 1→6 glycosidic linkages that include isomaltose, panose, isomaltotriose, isomaltopentaose and various branched oligosaccharides;|
|(b) description—a white crystalline powder or transparent clear pale yellow coloured syrup;|
|(c) IMO content (dry weight)—not less than 90% (powder) and not less than 75% (syrup);|
|(d) oligosaccharides—not less than 55% with a degree of polymerisation of 3 or more;|
|(e) glucose (dry weight)—not more than 5%;|
|(f) moisture—not more than 5% for the powder, not applicable for syrup;|
|(g) ash (dry weight)—not more than 0.3%.|
 Schedule 25 is varied by inserting into the table to section S25—2, in alphabetical order
|Isomalto-oligosaccharide||1. Must not be added to:|
|(a) infant formula products; and|
|(b) food for infants; and|
|(c) formulated supplementary food for young children.|