Potassium sulfates (E515) can be derived from a number or sources. E515 (i) - Potassium sulfate; 515 (ii) - Potassium hydrogen sulfate.

Colourless or white crystals or crystalline powder.

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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
Approved Potassium sulfate
European Union
Approved Potassium sulphates
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Potassium sulphate
Philippines
Not Permitted
Austria
Approved Potassium sulphates
Belgium
Approved Potassium sulphates
Bulgaria
Approved Potassium sulphates
Cyprus
Approved Potassium sulphates
Czech Republic
Approved Potassium sulphates
Denmark
Approved Potassium sulphates
Estonia
Approved Potassium sulphates
Finland
Approved Potassium sulphates
France
Approved Potassium sulphates
Germany
Approved Potassium sulphates
Greece
Approved Potassium sulphates
Hungary
Approved Potassium sulphates
Ireland
Approved Potassium sulphates
Italy
Approved Potassium sulphates
Latvia
Approved Potassium sulphates
Lithuania
Approved Potassium sulphates
Luxembourg
Approved Potassium sulphates
Malta
Approved Potassium sulphates
Netherlands
Approved Potassium sulphates
Poland
Approved Potassium sulphates
Portugal
Approved Potassium sulphates
Romania
Approved Potassium sulphates
Slovakia
Approved Potassium sulphates
Slovenia
Approved Potassium sulphates
Spain
Approved Potassium sulphates
Sweden
Approved Potassium sulphates
United Kingdom
Approved Potassium sulphates
Australia
Approved Potassium sulphate
New Zealand
Approved Potassium sulphate

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Aggravates food intolerances - maybe

E515 - Potassium sulfates: Regarded as safe in small doses.

Additive Alert

Derived from minerals - yes

E515 - Potassium sulfates: Mineral salt, anti-caking agent for beer, pharmaceuticals, salt substitute. No known adverse effects, but large doses can cause severe gastrointestinal bleeding, use sparingly.

MBM Foods

Halal - maybe

E515 - Potassium sulfates: Miscellaneous - Acids and Salts: Sulphuric Acid and its Salts

Muslim Consumer Group

Recommended for consumption by children - maybe

E515 - Potassium sulfates: No known adverse effects.

Food Reactions - Food Intolerance, Allergy & Adverse Reactions

Potassium sulfate

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
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: 7778-80-5
  • EINECS Number: 231-915-5

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