E-number: 523

Name: Aluminium Ammonium Sulphate
Alternative Names :Burnt Ammonium Alum; exsiccated ammonium alum

Function: Stabiliser Buffer
Status: Halaal
Source: synthetic chemical

Health Info!!

Health Code: Yellow
safe in food use at low levels, ingestion of large doses can cause burning in mouth and throat, vomiting and diarrhoea [see E173]

Uses: Bakjing powder, milling and cereal industries
Other Uses: Purification of drinking water, fire-proofing, vegetable glue