E452 - Polyphosphates


Group: Emulsifiers & Stabilisers

Description:
can alter the metabolytical activity in humans; in addition to modified starch, they may cause calcification of the pelvic region in rats; they intensify the activity of heavy metals making them easier to cross the intestine wall; they may contain a lot of impurities; in Japan, a group of children were intoxicated with arsine as impurity of ortophosphate used in food

Animal origin: No

Warning:
May cause calcification of the pelvic region in rats, intensify the activity of heavy metals



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