White odorless powder derived from many plants. It is used as a dry acid in dessert powders and other confections as well as a fruity or vanilla flavoring in many beverages and desserts.
A common substitute for citric acid. Used as an acidulent in food since 1946. High levels of fumaric acid can be used to treat psoriasis.
dessert powders, confections, flavored beverages, baked good, puddings, baking powder
Possible Health Effects
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