Hydroxypropyl starch:IN 1440

Origin:
Prepared by treating starch with propyleneoxide. The resulting starch is more stable against acid, alkaline and starch degrading enzymes. It also provides better colour and shine to products.

Function & characteristics:
Thickening agent

Products:
Many food products

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined

Side effects:
It may slow down the degradation of food in the intestine

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


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