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E 508: Potassium chloride

Natural salt, part of sea salt and rock salt.

Function & characteristics:
Salt replacer

Many salt-free/sodium-free/low-sodium products

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined.

Side effects:
None known, except a bad flavour and taste.

Dietary restrictions:
All religious groups, vegans and vegetarians can use E508


European Masters Degree in Food Studies - an Educational Journey

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