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E 1201: Polyvinylpyrrolidon (PVP)

Synthetic polymer

Function & characteristics:
Thickening and filling agent, stabiliser and used in pharmaceutical tablets.

Flavours and fragrances, pharmaceuticals

Acceptable Daily Intake:
Up to 50 mg/kg bodyweight

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None, E1201 can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.


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