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Salts of sodium/potassium/calcium/ammonium with phosphates. All are produced synthetically from the respective carbonates and phosphoric acid.
Function & characteristics:
Sequestrants (metal binders), stabiliser and emulsifiers. Also used to retain water during processing and storage.
Many different products.
Acceptable Daily Intake:
Up to 70 mg/kg bodyweight for all phosphate containing additives
Side effects:
None known when used in foods. High concentrations of phosphates may disturb several metabolic processes as phosphate plays an important role in general metabolism.
Dietary restrictions:
IN 452 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

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