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E356 Sodium adipate

Origin:
Sodium salt of adipic acid, a natural acid present in beets and sugar cane (juice).

Function & characteristics:
Acidity regulator

Products:
Herbal salts

Acceptable Daily Intake:
Up to 5 mg/kg body weight

Side effects:
None known; it is metabolised in the body or excreted in the urine.

Dietary restrictions:
Adipic acid and adipates can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

 



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