Highly viscous liquids.

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The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Emulsifier - An agent that forms or preserves a mixture of substances normally incapable of being mixed eg. oil and water

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Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
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European Union
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Philippines
Approved Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acid
Austria
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Belgium
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Bulgaria
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Cyprus
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Czech Republic
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Denmark
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Estonia
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Finland
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
France
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Germany
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Greece
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Hungary
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Ireland
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Italy
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Latvia
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Lithuania
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Luxembourg
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Malta
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Netherlands
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Poland
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Portugal
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Romania
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Slovakia
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Slovenia
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Spain
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Sweden
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
United Kingdom
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Australia
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
New Zealand
Approved Polyglycerol polyricinoleate

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Halal - maybe

E476 - Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acid: Emulsifiers and Stabilizers - salts or Esters of Fatty Acids. Suitable for vegetarian label indicates that only vegetable fat is used as a source.

Muslim Consumer Group

Recommended for consumption by children - maybe

E476 - Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acid: Combination of polyglycerol and castoroil (oil of the tree Ricinus sp. ). Normal fat consists of glycerol and fatty acids, for these products additional glycerol is coupled to the normal glycerol. The product generally is a mixture of different components. Emulsifier, stabiliser allowing chocolate coating to be spread more thinly to save costs. No known adverse effects.

MBM Foods

Recommended for consumption by children - maybe

E476 - Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acid: No known adverse effects

Food Reactions - Food Intolerance, Allergy & Adverse Reactions

Derived from animal products - yes

E476 - Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acid: As this is produced from glycol esters the glycerol can be sourced from a by-product of animal fats in the manufacturing of soap.

Vegetarian Network Victoria

Derived from animal products - yes

E476 - Polyglycerol esters of interesterified ricinoleic acid: Possibly animal derived. Substances used in food, clothing, cosmetics and other products which are or can be taken from animals.

Vegetarian Network Victoria

Polyglycerol polyricinoleate
Glyceran esters of condensed castor oil fatty acids
Polyglycerol esters of polycondensed fatty acids from castor oil

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

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