E341

Calcium phosphates

E Number E341
Name Calcium phosphates
Class Others
Groups Phosphoric acid — phosphates — di-, tri- and polyphosphates
Additional details Stabilizer, acidity regulator
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Refreshments, nectars, juices, powder milk, sheep and goat milk, pastry, olives, sauces, cheese, meat products
Observations May cause hyperactivity and digestive problems. Al long terms may reduce calcium and phosphorus homeostasis.
Evaluation Precaution

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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
0 All categories of foods10 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5 The maximum level shall apply unless a different maximum level is specified in points 01 to 18 of this Annex in relation to individual foods or categories of foodsonly foods in dried powdered form (i.e. foods dried during the production process, and mixtures thereof), excluding foods listed in table 1 of Part A of this Annex
01.1 Unflavoured pasteurised and sterilised (including UHT) milk1 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5only sterilised and UHT milk
01.4 Flavoured fermented milk products including heat-treated products3 000The additives may be added individually or in combination The maximum level is expressed as P2O5 
01.5 Dehydrated milk as defined by Directive 2001/114/EC1 000