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E400- E500 Emulsifiers and thickening agents

Number

Name

Function

E400

Alginic acid

Natural thickening agent

E401

Sodium alginate

Natural thickening agent

E402

Potassium alginate

Natural thickening agent

E403

Ammonium alginate

Natural thickening agent

E404

Calcium alginate

Natural thickening agent

E405

Propane-1, 2-diol alginate

Derived of alginic acid

E406

Agar

Natural thickening agent

E407

Carrageenan

Natural thickening agent

408

Furcelleran

Natural thickening agent

E410

Locust bean gum

Natural thickening agent

E411

Oat Gum

Natural thickening agent

E412

Guar Gum

Natural thickening agent

E413

Tragacanth

Natural thickening agent

E414

Gum Arabic

Natural thickening agent

E415

Xanthan gum

Natural thickening agent

E416

Karaya gum

Natural thickening agent

E417

Tara gum

Natural thickening agent

E418

Gellan gum

Natural thickening agent

E420

Sorbitol

Natural sugar alcohol

E421

Mannitol

Natural sugar alcohol

E422

Glycerol

Natural alcohol

430

Polyoxyethylene(8) stearate

E431

Polyoxyethylene (40) stearate

Synthetic emulsifier

E432

Polyoxyethylene-20-sorbitan monolaurate

Synthetic emulsifier

E433

Polyoxyethylene-20-sorbitan mono-oleate

Synthetic emulsifier

E434

Polyoxyethylene-20-sorbitan monopalmitate

Synthetic emulsifier

E435

Polyoxyethylene-20-sorbitan monostearate

Synthetic emulsifier

E436

Polyoxyethylene-20-sorbitan tristearate

Synthetic emulsifier

E440

Pectin

Natural thickening agent

441

Gelatin (no longer valid)

Natural thickening agent

E442

Ammonium phosphatides

Synthetic emulsifier

E450

Di- and polyphosphates

Salt of phosphoric acid

E451

Triphosphates

Salt of phosphoric acid

E452

Polyphosphates

Salt of phosphoric acid

E460

Cellulose

Natural fibre, thickening agent

E461

Methyl cellulose

Semi-synthetic thickening agent

462

Ethyl cellulose

Semi-synthetic thickening agent

E463

Hydroxypropyl cellulose

Semi-synthetic thickening agent

E464

Hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose

Semi-synthetic thickening agent

E465

Methylethyl cellulose

Semi-synthetic thickening agent

E466

Carboxymethyl cellulose

Semi-synthetic thickening agent

E470

Fatty acid salts

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E471

Mono- and di-glycerides of fatty acids

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E472

Esters of mono- and diglycerides

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E473

Sugar esters of fatty acids

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E474

Sugarglycerides

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E475

Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E476

Polyglycerol polyricinoleate

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E477

Propyleneglycol esters of fatty acids

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E478

Mixture of glycerol- and propyleneglycol esters of lactic acid and fatty acids

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

E479

Esterified soy oil

Semi-synthetic emulsifiers

480

Dioctyl sodium sulphosuccinate

Synthetic emulsifier

E481

Sodium stearoyl lactate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

E482

Calcium stearoyl lactate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

E483

Stearyl tartrate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

484

Stearyl citrate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

E485

Renamed as 441

490

Propylene glycol

solvent

E491

Sorbitane mono stearate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

E492

Sorbitane tri stearate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

E493

Sorbitane mono laurate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

E494

Sorbitane mono oleate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

E495

Sorbitane mono palmitate

Semi-synthetic emulsifier

 



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