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E525 : Potassium hydroxide

Origin:
Prepared from the natural salt potassium chloride.

Function & Characteristics:
Strong alkali used as acidity regulator. Also used to enhance the industrial peeling of fruits and to blacken olives.

Products:
Bakery products, cocoa products, black olives and the colour annatto (E160b)

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
None determined

Side effects:
None known.

Dietary restrictions:
None. E525 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.

 



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