Origin:
Synthetic antioxidant
Function & characteristics:
Anti-oxidant in fats and fatty products to prevent rancidity.
Products:
Wide range of fat-containing products.
Acceptable Daily Intake:
Up to 0.5 mg/kg body weight.
Side effects:
None known in the concentrations used, although some pseudo-allergic reactions have been reported. BHA in combination with high concentrations of vitamin C can produce free radicals, which can cause damage to the components of cells, including DNA. This has prompted the EU to restrict the use of BHA in the near future.
Dietary restrictions:
IN320 can normally be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.


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