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Beta-Carotene

Names: Precursor to Vitamin A


Canthaxanthin

Casein

Names: Calcium Caseinate, Potassium Caseinate, Sodium Caseinate


Calcium Carbonate

Names: chalk, limestone, calcite, aragonite


Fumaric Acid

Gelatin

Names: Gelatine


Grape Color Extract

Names: Enocianina, Grapeskin Extract, Grape Skin Extract


Guaiac Gum

Names: Guaiacum, Guaiac Gum, Gum Guaiac, Guaiacum


Guar Gum

Names: Gyamopsis Tetragonolobus, Gum Guar, Guar Flour, Guaran


Locust Bean Gum

Names: St. John's Bread, Carob Bean Gum, Gum Locust Bean


Lycopene

Potassium Chloride

Potassium Citrate

Stevia

Names: Rebaudioside A, Truvia, Sweetleaf, PureVia, Reb A


Virgin Coconut Oil

Names: Coconut Oil, Unrefined Coconut Oil, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil


Xylitol

Inulin

Names: Inulin from Chicory Root


L-Cysteine

Names: Cysteine, Lcysteine


Erythritol

Names: Erythrite, Meso-erythritol, Tetrahydroxybutane


S. rebaudiana Leaf Extract‎

Names: Stevia, Sweet Leaf, Sugar Leaf, Stevioside, Candy Leaf


Gluconic Acid

Rennet

Names: Rennin


Sorbitan Monostearate

Names: Span 60


Ferrous Gluconate

Names: Iron, Iron Salt, Iron Gluconate, Iron(II) gluconate, Fergon, Ferralet, Simron


Lactitol

Sodium Citrate

Names: Monosodium Citrate, Disodium Citrate, Trisodium Citrate


Glucono Delta-Lactone

Names: GDL, D -gluconic acid , delta-lactone, D -glucono-1,5-lactone

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