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E535 : Sodium ferrocyanide

Prepared from hydrogen ferrocyanide and sodium hydroxide.

Function & Characteristics:
Used as metal binder and anti-caking agent.


Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
Up to 25 mg/kg bodyweight

Side effects:
None in the concentrations used. Use is very limited, partly due to the strong yellow colour.

Dietary restrictions:
None. E535 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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