Dipotassium guanylate is a compound with formula K2(C10H12O4N5PO4). It is a potassium salt of guanylic acid.

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

  • Flavour enhancer - Improves the taste and/or aroma of foods

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 Dipotassium guanylate
Australia and New Zealand
Not Permitted
Philippines
Approved Dipotassium Guanylate, 5'-
Austria
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Belgium
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Bulgaria
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Cyprus
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Czech Republic
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Denmark
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Estonia
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Finland
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
France
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Germany
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Greece
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Hungary
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Ireland
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Italy
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Latvia
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Lithuania
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Luxembourg
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Malta
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Netherlands
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Poland
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Portugal
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Romania
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Slovakia
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Slovenia
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Spain
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Sweden
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
United Kingdom
Approved Dipotassium guanylate
Australia
Not Permitted
New Zealand
Not Permitted

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Halal - maybe

E628 - Dipotassium 5’-guanylate: It is a potassium salt of guanylic acid. Guanylaic acid is a nucleotide of RNA obtained from torula yeast cells. nucleotide commercially obtained from Torula Yeast cells. Torula yeast is grown on alcohol in USA to obtain Nucleotide which mostly used in infant baby formula. In Europe if Torula yeast grown on sugar cane and Sodium Inosinate is obtained from it then it is Halal otherwise it is not Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E628 - Dipotassium 5’-guanylate: Flavour enhancer. Guanylic acid and guanylates do not have the specific umami taste but strongly enhance many other flavours, thereby reducing the amounts of salt needed in a product. Asthmatic people should avoid guanylic acid and guanylates. As guanylates are metabolised to purines, they should be avoided by people suffering from gout. However, the concentrations used are generally so low that no effects are to be expected. Guanlyic acic and guanylates are generally produced from yeasts, but partly also from fish. They may thus not suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

MBM Foods

Genetically engineered - yes

E628 - Dipotassium 5’-guanylate: Guanylates are salts of guanylic acid. This acid may be manufactured with the aid of genetically modified microorganisms. However, the commercial presence and prevalence of this process cannot be determined in individual cases.

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Dipotassium guanylate
Dipotassium Guanosine-5'-Monophosphate
Potassium 5'-Guanylate
Potassium Guanylate
dipotassium guanosine-5'-monophosphate
5'-guanylic acid dipotassium salt
potassium 5'-guanylate
potassium guanylate

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
UK Food Standards Agency
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: 3254-39-5
  • EINECS Number: 221-849-5

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