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Sodium Silicoaluminate

Alternate Names

Sodium Aluminosilicate, Aluminum Sodium Salt, Aluminosilicic Acid, Aluminum Sodium Silicate

Description

Added to a few items in precise amounts to act as an anti-caking additive, allowing for the free flow of table salt and dried egg-yolk products.

Sodium Silicoaluminate - Quick Stats
Names

Sodium Aluminosilicate, Aluminum Sodium Salt, Aluminosilicic Acid, Aluminum Sodium Silicate

Allergy Information

Uses

Anti-Caking Agent

E-Number

554

Additional Information

Table salt up to 2%, dried egg yolks up to 2%, sugar up to 1% and baking powder up to 5%. This additive contains both sodium and aluminum.



Found In

Table salt, dried egg yolks, sugar, baking powder.

Possible Health Effects

Sodium-sensitive individuals should limit intake. Additionally, the association of aluminum and Alzheimer's disease remains inconclusive.

Allergy Information

Contains Sodium (those on sodium restricted diets should limit)

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Copyright December 15, 2012 Be Food Smart, Updated 3/12/13




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