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E500- E600 Additives with different functions

Number

Name

Function

E500

Sodium carbonate

Base

E501

Potassium carbonate

Base

E503

Ammonium carbonate

Base

E504

Magnesium carbonate

Alkali, anti-caking agent

505

Ferro carbonate

Acidity regulator

E507

Hydrochloric acid

acid

E508

Potassium chloride

Salt substitude

E509

Calcium chloride

Sequestrant, firming agent

510

Ammonium chloride

Yeast food, flavour

E511

Magnesium chloride

Acidity regulator

E512

Stannous chloride

Anti-oxidant

E513

Sulphuric acid

Acid

E514

Sodium sulphate

Acid, diluent

E515

Potassium sulphate

Salt substitude

E516

Calcium sulphate

Firming agent

E517

Ammonium sulphate

Stabiliser

518

Magnesium sulphate

Dietary supplement

E520

Aluminium sulphate

Clarification agent

E521

Aluminium sodium sulphate

Acidity regulator

E523

Aluminium ammonium sulphate

Stabiliser

E524

Sodium hydroxide

Base, colour solvent

E525

Potassium hydroxide

Base

E526

Calcium hydroxide

Firming agent

E527

Ammonium hydroxide

Base

E528

Magnesium hydroxide

Base

E529

Calcium oxide

Alkali

E530

Magnesium oxide

Anti caking agent, alkali

E535

Sodium ferrocyanide

Anti caking agent

E536

Potassium ferrocyanide

Anti caking agent

537

Ferrohexacyanomanganate

Anti-caking agent

E538

Calcium ferrocyanide

Anti-caking agen

539

Sodium thiosulphate

Anti-oxidant

540

Dicalcium pyrophosphate (now E450)

Raising agent

E541

Sodium aluminium phosphate

Raising agent

542

Edible bone phosphate

Anti caking agent

543

Sodium calcium polyphosphate

Emulsifier

544

Calcium polyphosphates

Emulsifier

545

Ammonium polyphosphates

Emulsifier

546

Magnesium pyrophosphate

Emulsifier

550

Sodium silicates

Anti-caking agent

E551

Silicium dioxide

Anti caking agent

E552

Calcium silicate

Anti caking agent

E553

Magnesium silicate

Anti caking agent

E554

Aluminium sodium silicate

Anti caking agent

E555

Aluminium potassium silicate

Anti caking agent

E556

Aluminium calcium silicate

Anti caking agent

557

Zinc silicate

Anti caking agent

E558

Bentonite

Anti caking agent

E559

Kaolin

Anti caking agent

E570

Stearic acid

Anti caking agent

571

Ammonium stearate

Anti caking agent

572

Magnesium stearate

Anti caking agent

573

Aluminium stearate

Anti caking agent

E574

Gluconic acid

Sequestrant

E575

D-glucono-1, 5-lactone

Sequestrant

E576

Sodium gluconate

Sequestrant

E577

Potassium gluconate

Sequestrant

E578

Calcium gluconate

Firming agent, sequestrant

E579

Ferro gluconate

Colour and nutrient

E585

Ferro lactate

Nutrient

 

 



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