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928 : Benzoylperoxide

Obtained from benzoylchloride and sodium peroxide.

Function & Characteristics:
Bread enhancer. Bleaching agent for flour.

Bread, but practically not used.

Acceptable daily intake (ADI) :
Up to 40 mg/kg bodyweight

Side effects:
None known.

Dietary restrictions:
None. 928 can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.


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