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1502: Butane-1,3-diol

It is commercially produced by chemical synthesis.

Function & characteristics:
Solvent for flavours.

Tobacco products.

Acceptable Daily intake:
Up to 4 mg/kg body weight.

Side effects:
None known when used in foods.

Dietary restrictions:
1502 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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