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E579 : Iron gluconate

Iron salt of gluconic acid, E574.

Function & Characteristics:
Colour and as iron supplement.

Olives, food supplements.

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
Up to 0,8 mg/kg bodyweight

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None. E579 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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