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Disodium Phosphate

Description

Used as a sequestrant in evaporated milk products including packaged macaroni or noodles and is also used as an emulsifier in some cheese. It prevents cooked-out juices in many meat products and is a buffer to adjust acidity in chocolate and many other foods.

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Allergy Information

Uses

Buffer, Emulsifier, Sequestrant

Additional Information

Has been used to treat phosphorous deficiency. Combrestatin A-4 phosphate is a disodium phosphate salt that is used to treat tumor formation.



Found In

evaporated milk, cheese, chocolate products, sauces, toppings, canned meat, bacon

Possible Health Effects

Can cause mild skin or mucous membrane irritation

Allergy Information

Unknown

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