Potassium gluconate is a mineral supplement and sequestrant. Potassium gluconate is a loosely bound salt of potassium and gluconic acid.

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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
  • Sequestrant - A substance which controls the availability of a cation

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

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Approved Potassium gluconate
European Union
Approved Potassium gluconate
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Potassium gluconate
Philippines
Approved Potassium gluconate
Austria
Approved Potassium gluconate
Belgium
Approved Potassium gluconate
Bulgaria
Approved Potassium gluconate
Cyprus
Approved Potassium gluconate
Czech Republic
Approved Potassium gluconate
Denmark
Approved Potassium gluconate
Estonia
Approved Potassium gluconate
Finland
Approved Potassium gluconate
France
Approved Potassium gluconate
Germany
Approved Potassium gluconate
Greece
Approved Potassium gluconate
Hungary
Approved Potassium gluconate
Ireland
Approved Potassium gluconate
Italy
Approved Potassium gluconate
Latvia
Approved Potassium gluconate
Lithuania
Approved Potassium gluconate
Luxembourg
Approved Potassium gluconate
Malta
Approved Potassium gluconate
Netherlands
Approved Potassium gluconate
Poland
Approved Potassium gluconate
Portugal
Approved Potassium gluconate
Romania
Approved Potassium gluconate
Slovakia
Approved Potassium gluconate
Slovenia
Approved Potassium gluconate
Spain
Approved Potassium gluconate
Sweden
Approved Potassium gluconate
United Kingdom
Approved Potassium gluconate
Australia
Approved Potassium gluconate
New Zealand
Approved Potassium gluconate

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Halal - yes

E577 - Potassium gluconate: Miscellaneous - other compounds

Muslim Consumer Group

Synthetic substance - yes

E577 - Potassium gluconate: Synthetic. Picks up metal traces and holds them in the product. No known adverse effects, mildly toxic by ingestion. Sequestrant, stabiliser. Used for treating hypokalemia (low levels of calcium).

JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)

Recommended for consumption by children - maybe

E577 - Potassium gluconate: No known adverse effects.

Food Reactions - Food Intolerance, Allergy & Adverse Reactions

Potassium D-gluconate
Dluconic acid monopotassium salt
D-gluconic acid potassium salt
Dextro- gluconic acid potassium salt
Gluconsan K
Potassium (2R,3S,4R,5R)-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexanoate
Mono potassium D-gluconate
Mono potassium dextro-gluconate

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: 299-27-4
  • EINECS Number: 206-074-2

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