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FCC Publication and Comment Schedule

FCC Forum is the process for new and revised Food Chemicals Codex public review and comment.
All proposed standards and revisions for the FCC are first posted in the free, online FCC Forum for a 90-day public comment period. Once revisions or new standards are approved by the Food Ingredients Expert Committee they are published in the FCC main edition or its Supplements. The table below shows applicable FCC Forum comment periods, targeted publications, and publication dates.

FCC Forum Date Comment Period Target FCC Publication Publication Date Publication Effective Date
Dec 2019 Dec 31 2019-Mar 31, 2020 FCC, Twelfth Edition, First Supplement Sep 1, 2020 Dec 1, 2020
Jun 2020 Jun 30-Sep 30, 2020 FCC, Twelfth Edition, Second Supplement Mar 1, 2021 Jun 1, 2021
Dec 2020 Dec 31, 2020- Mar 31, 2021 FCC, Twelfth Edition, Third Supplement Sep 1, 2021 Dec 1, 2021
Jun 2021 Jun 30- Sep 30, 2021 FCC, Thirteenth Edition Mar 1, 2022 Jun 1, 2022
Dec 2021 Dec 21, 2021-Mar 31, 2022 FCC, Thirteenth Edition, First Supplement Sep 1, 2022 Dec 1, 2022
Jun 2022 June 30- Sep 30, 2022 FCC, Thirteenth Edition, Second Supplement Mar 1, 2023 Jun 1, 2023
Dec 2022 Dec 31, 2022- Mar 31, 2023 FCC, Thirteenth Edition, Third Supplement Sep 1, 2023 Dec 1, 2023

Information in the above table is subject to change as needed and without prior notice.