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E1420; Acetylated Starch
(in 128 products)

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1. Binder / Stabilizer - Retains the physical characteristics of food/cosmetics and ensure the mixture remains in an even state.
2. Gelling Agent / Thickener - Increases the viscosity by thickening the liquid to give it more texture
Acetylated starch esterified with acetic anhydride, is prepared by treating starch with acetic acid anhydride. It is used as a thickener, stabilizer, emulsifier, and binder in foods. It is commonly used in mayonnaise, sauces, ketchup, jams, ice cream, and other food products made from fruit.
It has E number 1420 and is approved to use as food additive in EU.
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Regulatory References:
1. EU Approved Food Additive [2018]

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