White, almost odourless crystalline powder.

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

  • Antioxidant - Protects a food from deterioration caused by oxidation

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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
Matching Terms Not Found
European Union
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Philippines
Approved Sodium Isoascorbate
Austria
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Belgium
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Bulgaria
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Cyprus
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Czech Republic
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Denmark
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Estonia
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Finland
Approved Sodium erythorbate
France
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Germany
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Greece
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Hungary
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Ireland
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Italy
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Latvia
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Lithuania
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Luxembourg
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Malta
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Netherlands
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Poland
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Portugal
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Romania
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Slovakia
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Slovenia
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Spain
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Sweden
Approved Sodium erythorbate
United Kingdom
Approved Sodium erythorbate
Australia
Approved Sodium erythorbate
New Zealand
Approved Sodium erythorbate

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Halal - yes

E316 - Sodium erythorbate: Chemical

Muslim Consumer Group

Synthetic substance - yes

E316 - Sodium erythorbate: Chemical

Muslim Consumer Group

Sodium isoascorbate
Iso ascorbic acid sodium salt
D-erythro-Hex-2-enonic acid gamma-lactone sodium salt (1:1)
Dextro-erythro-Hex-2-enonic acid gamma-lactone sodium salt (1:1)
Isona
Mercate 20
Sodium (2R)-2-[(1R)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-4-hydroxy-5-oxo-2H-furan-3-olate
Sodium isoascorbate

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 Guide
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.

  • CAS Number: 6381-77-7
  • EINECS Number: 228-973-9
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