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E442 Ammonium phophatides

Origin:
Obtained from ammonia and ph osphorylated fatty acids, mainly from rapeseed oil.

Function & characteristics:
Stabiliser and emulsifier.

Products:
Only used in chocolate and cocoa products

Acceptable Daily Intake:
Up to 30 mg/kg bodyweight

Side effects:
None known when used in foods

Dietary restrictions:
E442 is generally produced with rapeseed oil and can thus be consumed by all religious groups. However, the use of animal fat (incl. pork) can not be completed excluded.



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