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E538 : Calcium ferrocyanide

Prepared from hydrogen ferrocyanide and calcium hydroxide.

Function & Characteristics:
Used as anti-caking agent.

Low-sodium salt

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

Side effects:
None in the concentrations used.

Dietary restrictions:
None. E538 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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