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E353 Meta-tartaric acid

Origin:
Acid, present in sugar cane and produced from glucose.

Function & characteristics:
Acidity regulator and metal scavenger.

Products:
Wine, fruit juices, etc.

Acceptable Daily Intake:
Up to 30 mg/kg body weight

Side effects:
None known, metabolised in the body to tartaric acid.

Dietary restrictions:
E353 can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

 



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