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1504: Ethyl Acetate

Natural component of many fruits; it is commercially produced from acetic acid.

Function & characteristics:
Ethyl acetate is a flavour component as well as a solvent for flavours.

Many products with fruit flavour.

Acceptable Daily Intake:
Up to 6 mg/kg body weight.

Side effects:
None known when used in foods.

Dietary restrictions:
1504 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.

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