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510: Ammonium chloride

Natural salt, part of sea salt and rock salt. Prepared from hydrochloric acid and ammonia.

Function & characteristics:
Acidity regulator, flavour and nutrient for yeast in yeast-fermented products such as bread.

Many products, but due to strong taste use is limited.

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined.

Side effects:
None known.

Dietary restrictions:
All religious groups, vegans and vegetarians can use 510.


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