Potassium carbonates (E501) can be derived from a number or sources. E501 (i) - Potassium carbonate; 501 (ii) - Potassium hydrogen carbonate.

Be Awesome. Write a better description.

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

  • Acidity regulator - Regulates the acidity or alkalinity of a food
  • Stabiliser - A substance that maintains the uniform dispersal of substances in a food

This object doesn't have any images associated with it. Submit some to improve results.

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

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

show more

Halal - yes

E501 - Potassium carbonates: Miscellaneous - Acids and Salts: Carbonates

Muslim Consumer Group

Recommended for consumption by children - maybe

E501 - Potassium carbonates: Mineral salt, adjusting and modifying agent. Used as gastric antacid and to replenish electrolytes in the body, cocoa, confectionary, custard powder and as for 500. No known adverse effects.

MBM Foods

Recommended for consumption by children - maybe

E501 - Potassium carbonates: No known adverse effects.

Food Reactions - Food Intolerance, Allergy & Adverse Reactions

Potassium carbonate
Carbonate of potash
Carbonic acid potassium salt (1:2)
Dipotassium carbonate
Pearl ash
Salt of tartar

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: 584-08-7
  • EINECS Number: 209-529-3

No known suppliers. Get listed here - sales@noshly.com

comments powered by Disqus