Aluminium sulfate is mainly used as a flocculating agent in the purification of drinking water and waste water treatment plants, and also in paper manufacturing

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

  • Firming agent - Helps maintain firmness of fruits and vegetables or interacts with gelling agents to strengthen food structure

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

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Halal - maybe

E520 - Aluminium sulfate: Chemical

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from minerals - yes

E520 - Aluminium sulfate: Natural mineral, from which the commercial product is purified. Aluminium sulphate is used to precipitate protein, for example during the beer brewing process. It also strengthens the structure of vegetables during processing. Found in Beer, pickled vegetables, proteins (deodorant, as anti-bacterial agent) Acceptable daily intake (ADI): None determined. Side effects: Aluminium inhibits the uptake of B-vitamins. It may also influence liver function in high concentrations.

MBM Foods

Derived from minerals - yes

E520 - Aluminium sulfate: Firming Agent

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Aluminium sulphate
Aluminum sulfate
Aluminum sulphate

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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