E-number: 516

Name: Calcium Sulphate
Alternative Names :Gypsum; Plaster of Paris.

Function: Firming agent
Status: Halaal
Source: mineral.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Green
safe in food use, large amounts may cause intestinal obstruction and constipation

Uses: Flour products, baking powder, cereals flours, canned tomatoes, Gorgozola cheese
Other Uses: Toothpastes and powder, brewing industry, insecticides