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Calcium Phosphate

Description

Tasteless additive which is used in a variety of foods. There are three different types of Calcium Phosphate: Dibasic, Monobasic and Tribasic.

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Allergy Information

Uses

Anti-Caking Agent, Buffer, Sequestrant, Gelling Agent, Dough Conditioner, Nutrient

E-Number

E341

Additional Information

Monobasic is used as a gelling ingredient, dibasic is used to improve bread products and as a mineral supplement, and tribasic is an anti-caking additive.



Found In

powdered sugar, table salt, cereal, bread products, canned goods

Possible Health Effects

Skin and eye irritant.

Allergy Information

Unknown

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