Monocalcium phosphate is used as a leavening agent, meaning it is used in dough or batter to cause the mixture to raise. It is also used in canned fruits and vegetables because it is helpful in maintaining the firmness of fruits and vegetables.
Baking powder, cake mixes, cookies, doughnuts, energy powders, flour, enriched flour, malted milk powder, cereal flour, condiments, canned potatoes and canned tomatoes.
Possible Health Effects
The only negative health effect reported from monocalcium phosphate is the possibility of skin and eye irritation upon contact.
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