E1521 - Polyethylene glycol

Additive: E1521 - Polyethylene glycol

Polyethylene glycol -PEG- is a polyether compound with many applications, from industrial manufacturing to medicine. PEG is also known as polyethylene oxide -PEO- or polyoxyethylene -POE-, depending on its molecular weight. The structure of PEG is commonly expressed as H−-O−CH2−CH2-n−OH. - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Refined exposure assessment of polyethylene glycol -E 1521- from its use as a food additive (2018/06/22)

Names: Polyéthylène glycol, Macrogol, poly ethane diol - 1

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