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E527 : Ammonium hydroxide

Prepared from the ammonia and water.

Function & Characteristics:
Strong alkali used as acidity regulator. Also used for the production of caramel.

Egg and cocoa products, colours

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
None determined

Side effects:
None known.

Dietary restrictions:
None. E527 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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