E508 — пищевая добавка, регулятор кислотности, стабилизатор, загуститель, хлорид калия, potassium chloride (Е508)

Mineral salt. Large quantities can cause gastric ulceration. Used as an electrolyte replenisher. Used in brewing, salt substitute, gelling agent, reduced sodium breads.

Potassium chloride is a natural mineral salt composed of chlorine and potassium. Commercially it is usually extracted from salt water. In its pure form it is a white or colourless, odourless crystalline solid. It is usually used as a salt replacer in foods, as it has the ability to help replace lost potassium in the human body, which is an essential mineral. It is also used as a gelling agent, acidity regulator, thickener, and stabiliser in foods.

Common Uses

It's used in brewing, as a salt substitute (as salt-free, sodium-free, and low-sodium products), gelling agent, and in reduced sodium breads.

 
 

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