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What is Powdered Cellulose E460(ii) in Cheeses and Your Dog Food?

Powdered cellulose (cellulose powder), or alpha-cellulose, also known as its abbreviation PC, is commonly used as an anticaking agent, binder and texturizer in cheeses and pet foods. The European food additive number for it is E460(ii). Maybe you know carboxymethlycellulose (CMC) and microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) well as they both can commonly be found in food …

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What is Magnesium Silicate E553a(i) in Food? – FOODADDITIVES

What is Magnesium Silicate | Uses |  Safety | Side Effects Magnesium silicate or more correctly called synthetic magnesium silicate, used as an anticaking agent in food. The European food additive number for it is E553a(i). It is to distinguish from Talc (E553b), which is a naturally occurring form of hydrous magnesium silicate. What is …

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Sodium Silicoaluminate (E554): What Is It, Uses and Side Effects

Sodium silicoaluminate or sodium aluminosilicate, an inorganic ingredient with low bulk density and high water absorption, used as an anticaking agent or free-flowing agent in food. E554 is its European food additive number. Let’s dip into the navigation to know more: What Is Sodium Silicoaluminate? It refers to a series of amorphous hydrated sodium aluminium …

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What is Tricalcium Phosphate E341(iii) in Food: Uses, Safety, Side Effects

What is it | Uses | Safety | Side Effects| FAQs Tricalcium phosphate (abbreviation TCP) is a tricalcium salt of phosphoric acid with the chemical formula Ca3(PO4)2. In food, it is used as an anticaking agent in powdered food and a nutritional supplement of calcium and phosphorus in infant formulae and cereals. The European food additive …

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What is Calcium Silicate (E552) in Food and Uses In Salts & Supplements?

What is Calcium Silicate | Uses | Safety | Side Effects | FAQs Calcium silicate, an inorganic ingredient with low bulk density and high water absorption, commonly used as an anticaking agent and carrier in food, the two main applications are in table salts and supplements. E552 is its European food additive number. What is …

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What is Sodium Ferrocyanide (E535) in Salt and Is Cyanide in it Bad for you?

Production | Uses | Safety Sodium ferrocyanide (decahydrate) also known as yellow prussiate of soda with the chemical formula Na4Fe(CN)6·10H2O. It is a cyanide salt used as an anticaking agent in table salts to keep them free flowing and with the European food additive number E535.  Given that it is a cyanide salt, you may …

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What is Potassium Ferrocyanide (E536) in Salt and is it Dangerous? 

Production | Uses | Safety Potassium ferrocyanide (trihydrate) also known as yellow prussiate of potash with the chemical formula K4Fe(CN)6 · 3H2O. Like sodium ferrocyanide, it is a cyanide salt used as an anticaking agent in table salts to prevent salt granular lumping. It has the European food additive number E536.  It is totally different …

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What is Microcrystalline Cellulose/Cellulose Gel E460(i) in Food and Uses?

Microcrystalline cellulose, also known as cellulose gel, or its abbreviation MCC. It is a multi-functional ingredient commonly used as an anticaking agent, binder, thickener or stabilizer. The European food additive number for it is E460(i). Let’s dip into the navigation to know more this ingredient: What is Microcrystalline Cellulose? Definition  MCC is a purified, partially …

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