E340 - Potassium phosphates

Additive: E340 - Potassium phosphates

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Functions: Emulsifier, Humectant, Sequestrant, Stabiliser, Thickener

Potassium phosphate is a generic term for the salts of potassium and phosphate ions including: Monopotassium phosphate -KH2PO4- -Molar mass approx: 136 g/mol- Dipotassium phosphate -K2HPO4- -Molar mass approx: 174 g/mol- Tripotassium phosphate -K3PO4- -Molar mass approx: 212.27 g/mol-As food additives, potassium phosphates have the E number E340. - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Re‐evaluation of phosphoric acid–phosphates – di‐, tri‐ and polyphosphates -E 338–341, E 343, E 450–452- as food additives and the safety of proposed extension of use (2019/06/12)

High risk of over exposure
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has determined that some population groups have a high risk of consuming too much E340 - Potassium phosphates.

To evaluate your exposure to the E340 - Potassium phosphates food additive, you can browse our list of products that contain it. See the list of products with E340 - Potassium phosphates below.

  InfantsToddlersChildrenAdolescentsAdultsElderly
  < 11 to 23 to 910 to 1718 to 6465+
Most people
(over 50%)
Groups with more than 50% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 50% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 50% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)   
Some people
(over 5%)
Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)  

Risk of exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI) : Risk of exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)

Names: Orthophosphates de potassium, Orthophosphate monopotassique, Orthophosphate dipotassique, Orthophosphate tripotassique

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