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E576 : Sodium gluconate

Sodium salt of gluconic acid, E574.

Function & Characteristics:
Sequestrant (binds metals) in many products. Also used as nutrient for yeast.

Many different products

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

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None. E576 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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