Acetylated distarch phosphate:IN 1414

Origin:
Prepared by treating starch with a phosphorylating agent and acetic acid. The resulting starch has increased stability and dissolves better at low temperatures.

Function & characteristics:
Thickening agent

Products:
Many food products

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined

Side effects:
May cause diarrhoea

Dietary restrictions:
None, modified starches can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.


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