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E900 : Dimethyl-polysiloxane

Synthetic polymer.

Function & Characteristics:
Used as anti-foaming agent and as a protective layer on fats and oils against oxygen.

Industrial oils, soups, juices

Acceptable daily intake (ADI) :
Up to 1,5 mg/kg bodyweight

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None. E900 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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