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E316 Sodium erythorbate

Sodium iso-ascorbic acid

Sodium salt of erythorbic acid, a synthetic isomer of vitamin C (but with only 1/20 of the vitamin activity).

Function & characteristics:
Anti-oxidant in meat products.


Meat products.

Acceptable Daily Intake:
No limit.

Side effects:
None known in the concentrations used.

Dietary restrictions:
Erythorbic acid and erythorbates can normally be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians. is an initiative of Stichting Food-Info, The Netherlands

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