Magnesium carbonates

E Number E504
Name Magnesium carbonates
Class Others
Groups Group I
Additional details Acidity regulator, Alkali, rising agent
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Candies, chocolate, biscuits, pastry and bakery
Observations No adverse effects were observed. At high doses, may irritate digestive tract
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
01.7.2 Ripened cheesequantum satis 
01.7.6 Cheese products (excluding products falling in category 16)quantum satisonly ripened products
05.1 Cocoa and chocolate products as covered by Directive 2000/36/EC70 000E 170, E 500-504, E 524-528 and E 530: 7 % on dry matter, without fat, expressed as potassium carbonates 
12.1.1 Saltquantum satis