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E574 : Gluconic acid

Synthetic, or produced by fungi from sugar.

Function & Characteristics:
Sequestrant (binds metals)

Fruit juices, jelly-powder

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
Up to 50 mg/kg bodyweight.

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None. E574 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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