Diphosphates (E450) can be derived from a number or sources. 450 (i) - Disodium diphosphate; 450 (ii) - Trisodium diphosphate; 450 (iii) - Tetrasodium diphosphate; 450 (iv) - Dipotassium diphosphate; 450 (ix) - Magnesium dihydrogen diphosphate; 450 (v) - Tetrapotassium diphosphate; 450 (vi) - Dicalcium diphosphate; 450 (vii) - Calcium dihydrogen diphosphate; 450 (viii) - Dimagnesium diphosphate.

Any salt or ester containing two phosphate groups is called a diphosphate. In Australia they are approved for use in frozen unprocessed fish and fish fillets.

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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
  • 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
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European Union
Approved Diphosphates
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Pyrophosphates
Australia
Approved Pyrophosphates
New Zealand
Approved Pyrophosphates
Finland
Approved Diphosphates
France
Approved Diphosphates
Germany
Approved Diphosphates
Greece
Approved Diphosphates
Austria
Approved Diphosphates
Belgium
Approved Diphosphates
Bulgaria
Approved Diphosphates
Cyprus
Approved Diphosphates
Czech Republic
Approved Diphosphates
Denmark
Approved Diphosphates
Estonia
Approved Diphosphates
Hungary
Approved Diphosphates
Ireland
Approved Diphosphates
Italy
Approved Diphosphates
Latvia
Approved Diphosphates
Lithuania
Approved Diphosphates
Luxembourg
Approved Diphosphates
Malta
Approved Diphosphates
Netherlands
Approved Diphosphates
Poland
Approved Diphosphates
Portugal
Approved Diphosphates
Romania
Approved Diphosphates
Slovakia
Approved Diphosphates
Slovenia
Approved Diphosphates
Spain
Approved Diphosphates
Sweden
Approved Diphosphates
United Kingdom
Approved Diphosphates
Philippines
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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E450 - Diphosphates: Linked to kidney stones in susceptible people, otherwise regarded as safe.

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Halal - maybe

450 (i) - Disodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from animal products - yes

450 (i) - Disodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from minerals - yes

450 (i) - Disodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Halal - maybe

450 (ii) - Trisodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from animal products - yes

450 (ii) - Trisodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from minerals - yes

450 (ii) - Trisodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Halal - maybe

450 (iii) - Tetrasodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from animal products - yes

450 (iii) - Tetrasodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from minerals - yes

450 (iii) - Tetrasodium diphosphate: Phosphate in Europe is also obtained from animal bones. So please the check the source of phosphate. "Suitable for Vegetarian" label on food package indicates that it is obtained from from mineral." In USA it is obtained from minerals and it is Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Calcium Dihydrogen Diphosphate
Dicalcium Pyrophosphate
Disodium Pyrophosphate
Magnesium Dihydrogen Diphosphate
Modified Starches
Pyrophosphates
Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate
Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate
Trisodium Diphosphate
Diphosphate
Diphosphatesr
Phosphate
Pyrometaphosphate
Pyrophosphate tetraanion
Pyrophosphate

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.

  • CAS Number: 14000-31-8
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