Any processed food that are produced, imported and/or distributed in the Territory of the Republic of Indonesia should comply with the requirements of maximum limits of chemical contamination stipulated in the Regulation of Indonesian National Food and Drug Agency Number 8 of 2018 on Maximum Limits of Chemical Contamination in Processed Food.
The chemical contamination stipulated in the Regulation includes:
a) mycotoxin contamination (aflatoxins; deoxynivalenol (DON); ochratoxin A (OTA); fumonisin; and patulin);
b) dioxin contamination;
c) 3-monochloropropan-1,2-diol (3MCPD) contamination; and d) polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) contamination.
Maximum limits of this chemical contamination are stipulated in the Annex I, II and III of the Regulation.
Monitoring of Maximum Limit Requirements on Chemical Contamination in Processed Food and Home Industry Processed Food includes monitoring before distribution and during distribution.
At the time this Regulation comes into force, the previous Regulation of the Indonesian National Food and Drug Agency Number HK.00.06.1.52.4011 of 2009 on the Determination of Maximum Limits of Microbial and Chemical Contamination in Food is declared no longer valid.