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Fumaric Acid

Description

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.

Fumaric Acid - Quick Stats

Allergy Information

Uses

Acid

E-Number

E297

Additional Information

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.



Found In

dessert powders, confections, flavored beverages, baked good, puddings, baking powder

Possible Health Effects

See additional information section

Allergy Information

Unknown

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