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Food Additive Details

Ferrous gluconate (579)

  • Iron Gluconate
Functional Classes
  • Colour retention agent

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GSFA Provisions for Ferrous gluconate
Number Food Category Max Level Notes
Food Category Hierarchy Vegetables (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), and seaweeds in vinegar, oil, brine, or soybean sauce 150 mg/kg

Note: Unless otherwise specified, food additive provisions apply to the food category indicated (e.g. Dairy), as well as to all subcategories of that category (e.g. Cheese, Ripened Cheese, etc.).

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