CFSAN/FDA’s Office of Food Additive Safety (OFAS) has replaced the original Everything Added to Food in the U. S. (EAFUS) inventory with an upgraded version – the Substances Added to Food inventory. This new inventory -- which contains about 4000 substances and is searchable -- includes information on:
The new inventory includes direct links to any applicable regulations for a substance, as well as additional information, such as other known names, common uses, and information by other entities (when available).
The Substances Added to Food inventory is only a partial list of food substances. However, a new search function that allows users to search multiple, related food ingredient and packaging inventories also is included. It may be searched along with, for example:
Bear in mind that inclusion in the Substances Added to Food inventory of information from non-FDA entities does not indicate an FDA approval or evaluation of its permissible uses.