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E 509: Calcium chloride

Natural salt, part of sea salt and rock salt.

Function & characteristics:
Acidity regulator, enhances firmness in fruits and vegetables, binds metals.

Many products, also used as calcium source in nutrition supplements.

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined.

Side effects:
None known.

Dietary restrictions:
All religious groups, vegans and vegetarians can use E509

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