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E530 : Magnesium hydroxide

Prepared from several minerals.

Function & Characteristics:
Used as acidity regulator and anti-caking agent.

Cocoa products, bakery products

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
None determined

Side effects:
Magnesium acts as a laxative in high concentrations.

Dietary restrictions:
None. E530 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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