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E585 : Ferrolactate

Iron salt of lactic acid, E270.

Function & Characteristics:
Iron supplement.

Infant formula

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
Up to 0,8 mg/kg bodyweight

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None, lactic acid and lactates can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians. Although the name refers to milk, it is mot made from milk and thus suitable for people with milk allergy or lactose intolerance.


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