E463 — пищевая добавка, загуститель, эмульгатор: гидроксипропилцеллюлоза, Hydroxypropyl cellulose (Е463)

Hydroxypropyl cellulose is prepared from cellulose, the main polysaccharide and constituent of wood and all plant structures. Commercially prepared from wood and chemically propylated. Many different uses, mainly as thickening agent, but also as filler, dietary fibre, anti clumping agent and emulsfier. Similar as cellulose, but better soluble in water. many different products. Banned in Australia. Hydroxypropyl cellulose is quite soluble, and can be fermented in the large intestine. Large concentrations can cause intestinal problems, such as bloating, constipation and diarrhoea. Avoid it.

Hydroxypropyl cellulose is a semi-synthetic polysaccharide with its primary component being the cell walls of green plants and algae. Commercially it can be prepared from wood and chemically propylated. It produces a hydrophilic powder that is dissolved to form a clear viscous gel, which is used as a thickener, filler, anti-clumping agent, and emulsifier in many foods.

 
 

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