Potassium malate, E351 (ii), is a subclass of Potassium malates (E351 ).

It is used as acidity regulator or acidifier for use in, for example, canned vegetables, soups, sauces, fruit products and soft drinks. It also acts as an antioxidant and as a food flavor.

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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

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

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Halal - yes

E351 - Potassium malates: Salts of Malic Acid

Muslim Consumer Group

Recommended for consumption by children - yes

E351 - Potassium malates: No known adverse effects.

MBM Foods

Potassium malates

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
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.

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