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Malic acid is a natural acid present in most fruits and many vegetables. Commercially made by chemical synthesis. It is part of the metabolic pathway of every living cell.
Function & characteristics:
Used as acid, flavour compound and colour stabilizer in apple- and grapejuice.
many different products
Acceptable daily intake:
no limit
Side effects :
No side effects known. High concentrations are not permitted in infant food, as small children lack the capacity to metabolise large amounts of malic acid.
Dietary restrictions :
None, malic acid can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

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