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1520: Propylene glycol

Propylene glycol is commercially produced from propylene and carbonate.

Function & characteristics:
It is used as a solvent for anti-oxidants.

Many products.

Acceptable Daily Intake:
Up to 25 mg/kg body weight.

Side effects:
None known when used in foods.

Dietary restrictions:
1520 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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