Potassium tartrates

E Number E336
Name Potassium tartrates
Class Others
Groups Group I
Additional details Stabilizer, antioxidant, acidity regulator
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Refreshments, energetic drinks, juices, wines, marmalade, biscuits, bakery, chewing gum, candies, pastry and egg white
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 
11.4.2 Table-top sweeteners in powder formquantum satis 
11.4.3 Table-top sweeteners in tabletsquantum satis 
13.1.3 Processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children as defined by Commission Directive 2006/125/EC (19)5 000As a residueonly L(+)-form; only biscuits and rusks and baby foods
14.1.2 Fruit juices as defined by Directive 2001/112/EC and vegetable juicesquantum satisonly grape juice