The α-amylase preparation is a brown liquid with a density of about 1.25 g/ml. It contains active α- amylase and other components that stabilize the enzyme and prevent microbial growth.

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

  • Flour treatment agent - A substance that improves baking quality or colour of flour

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

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Matching Terms Not Found
European Union
Not Permitted
Australia and New Zealand
Approved α-Amylase
Afghanistan
Unknown None
Philippines
Approved ALPHA- AMYLASE (ASPERGILLUS ORYZAE VAR.)
Austria
Not Permitted
Belgium
Not Permitted
Bulgaria
Not Permitted
Cyprus
Not Permitted
Czech Republic
Not Permitted
Denmark
Not Permitted
Estonia
Not Permitted
Finland
Not Permitted
France
Not Permitted
Germany
Not Permitted
Greece
Not Permitted
Hungary
Not Permitted
Ireland
Not Permitted
Italy
Not Permitted
Latvia
Not Permitted
Lithuania
Not Permitted
Luxembourg
Not Permitted
Malta
Not Permitted
Netherlands
Not Permitted
Poland
Not Permitted
Portugal
Not Permitted
Romania
Not Permitted
Slovakia
Not Permitted
Slovenia
Not Permitted
Spain
Not Permitted
Sweden
Not Permitted
United Kingdom
Not Permitted
Australia
Approved α-Amylase
New Zealand
Approved α-Amylase

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Derived from plant products - yes

1100 - Amylases: Derived from mould mushroom or pig pancreas. Flour treatment agent. No adverse effects have been reported.

MBM Foods

Recommended for consumption by children - yes

1100 - Amylases: Derived from mould mushroom or pig pancreas. Flour treatment agent. No adverse effects have been reported.

MBM Foods

Derived from plant products - maybe

1100 - Amylases: Derived from mould mushroom or pig pancreas. No adverse effects have been reported.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Derived from animal products - maybe

1100 - Amylases: Derived from mold mushroom or pig pancreas

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α-Amylase

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
Wikipedia

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

  • CAS Number: 9000-90-2
  • EINECS Number: 232-565-6
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