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E575 : Glucono-delta-lactone

Synthetic, or produced by bacteria from sugar.

Function & Characteristics:
Sequestrant (binds metals) in many products. Also used in processing equipment to avoid precipitation of calcium and magnesium.

Many different products

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
None determined

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None. E575 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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