E-number: 529

Name: Calcium Oxide
Alternative Names :Quicklime; lime; burnt lime; calx.

Function: Emulsifier, Texturiser
Status: Halaal
Source: synthetic from limestone.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Yellow
safe in food use, can cause severe damage to skin and mucous membranes on contact, thermal and chemical burns

Uses: Confectionery, custard mix, flour products, soup, malted milk powder, canned peas
Other Uses: Cosmetics, home and garden pesticides, insecticides, plaster