Potassium lactate

E Number E326
Name Potassium lactate
Class Others
Groups Group I
Additional details Antioxidant, antimicrobial, acidity regulator
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Cheese, yogurts, juices, ice creams, gelatin, isotonic drinks, pastry, meat products
Observations No adverse effects were observed
Evaluation Innocuous

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Conditions of use in food categories

Category Number Category Name Maximum Level (mg/l or mg/kg as appropriate) Details Restrictions/exceptions
04.2.3 Canned or bottled fruit and vegetablesquantum satis 
07.1.1 Bread prepared solely with the following ingredients: wheat flour, water, yeast or leaven, saltquantum satis 
07.1.2 Pain courant français; Friss búzakenyér, fehér és félbarna kenyerekquantum satisonly Friss búzakenyér, fehér és félbarna kenyerek
08.1.2 Meat preparations as defined by Regulation (EC) No 853/2004quantum satisonly prepacked preparations of fresh minced meat
13.1.3 Processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Commission Directive 2006/125/EC (19)quantum satisonly processed cereal-based foods and baby foods, only for pH adjustment, L(+)-form only