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E357 Potassium adipate

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

Function & characteristics:
Acidity regulator.

H erbal salts for low-sodium products.

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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