Origin:
Salts of sodium/potassium/calcium with phosphates. All are produced synthetically from the respective carbonates and phosphoric acid.
Function & characteristics:
Buffers and emulsifiers. IN450 (iii) also binds metals and prevents discoloration due to metals. IN450 (vi) is also used as bread enhancer and calcium supplement.
Products:
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:
IN450 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.


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