It is used in foods (as a baking powder) and given medicinally.

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

  • Acidity regulator - Regulates the acidity or alkalinity of a food
  • Flour treatment agent - A substance that improves baking quality or colour of flour

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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
Approved Calcium lactate
European Union
Approved Calcium lactate
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Calcium lactate
Philippines
Approved Calcium Lactate
Austria
Approved Calcium lactate
Belgium
Approved Calcium lactate
Bulgaria
Approved Calcium lactate
Cyprus
Approved Calcium lactate
Czech Republic
Approved Calcium lactate
Denmark
Approved Calcium lactate
Estonia
Approved Calcium lactate
Finland
Approved Calcium lactate
France
Approved Calcium lactate
Germany
Approved Calcium lactate
Greece
Approved Calcium lactate
Hungary
Approved Calcium lactate
Ireland
Approved Calcium lactate
Italy
Approved Calcium lactate
Latvia
Approved Calcium lactate
Lithuania
Approved Calcium lactate
Luxembourg
Approved Calcium lactate
Malta
Approved Calcium lactate
Netherlands
Approved Calcium lactate
Poland
Approved Calcium lactate
Portugal
Approved Calcium lactate
Romania
Approved Calcium lactate
Slovakia
Approved Calcium lactate
Slovenia
Approved Calcium lactate
Spain
Approved Calcium lactate
Sweden
Approved Calcium lactate
United Kingdom
Approved Calcium lactate
Australia
Approved Calcium lactate
New Zealand
Approved Calcium lactate

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Halal - yes

E327 - Calcium lactate: Miscellaneous - Salts of Lactic Acid.

Muslim Consumer Group

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E327 - Calcium lactate: Derived from milk (lactic acid); may contain pork rennin or whey in process, young children with lactose intolerance may show adverse reactions

DFlock

Derived from animal products - maybe

E327 - Calcium lactate: Possibly animal derived.

Vegetarian Network Victoria

Calcium dilactate
Calcium dilactate hydrate
2-Hydroxypropanoic acid calcium salt
Calcium 2-hydroxypropanoate (1:2)
Lactic acid calcium salt (2:1)
Calcium 2-hydroxypropanoate

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: 814-80-2
  • EINECS Number: 212-406-7
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