e170 Calcium Carbonate

Food additive with multiple functions. It is an acidity regulator, anti-caking agent, emulsifier, stabilizer and colorant. It is part of the natural additives of mineral origin (chalk) category, and it can be found as E170(i)-Calcium carbonate or E170(ii)-Calcium hydrogen carbonate. For the food and pharmaceutical industry, it is usually obtained from marble.
It is widely used as a surface colorant, anti-drying agent, canned fruit stabilizer and in pharmacy as a filling agent.
It is a source of calcium, being incorporated in some dietary supplements.
It also has the role of neutralizing gastric hyperacidity.

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