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E940 : Dichlorodifluoromethane

Synthetic inert gas.

Function & Characteristics:
Propellant, anti-freeze

Canned and frozen products. Hardly used.

Acceptable daily intake (ADI) :
Up to 1,5 mg/kg bodyweight.

Side effects:
None known.

Dietary restrictions:
None. E940 can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.


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