Starch acetate:IN 1420

Origin:
Prepared by treating starch with acetic acid anhydride. The resulting starch is more stable at high temperatures and low pH.

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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