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E902 : Candellila wax

Natural polymer produced from the Mexican trees Euphorbia antisyphilitica , E. cerifera and Pedilanthus pavonis .

Function & Characteristics:
Coating and used in chewing gum

Chewing sum, confectionary

Acceptable daily intake (ADI) :
None determined

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None. E902 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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