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E558 : Bentonite

A natural type of clay from volcanic origin.

Function & Characteristics:
Used as anti-caking agent and emulsifier. Also used as clarifying agent in fruit juice preparations.

Fruit juices, aromas. Main use, however, is in cosmetics.

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
None determined

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None. E558 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans. is an initiative of Stichting Food-Info, The Netherlands

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