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E 380 Ammonium citrate

E 380(i) Ammonium citrate
E380 (ii) Triammonium citrate

Ammonium salt of citric acid (E330).

Function & characteristics:
Acidity regulator, buffer and emulsifier.

Chocolate confectionery, cheese spreads, etc.

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined.

Side effects:
None known ; citric acid is a normal component of all body cells.

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


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