Acidity Regulator (INS 501(i)) is a food additive produced synthetically by the electrolysis of potassium chloride, which is a natural mineral. It is used as an acidity regulator (that which regulates the acidity or alkalinity of a food) and buffering agent (that which maintains the acidity of the food) in many foods like in bakery products, soft drinks, confectionery, custard powder, cocoa powder, in alcoholic beverages like mead and wine. It is used by pharmaceutical companies as a source of potassium. It exists as a white powder or as colorless solid crystals.
On coming in contact with skin and eyes, or on being swallowed or inhaled Acidity Regulator (INS 501(i)) can cause toxicity. In supplement form, it should not be overconsumed which is dangerous.(1)
"Information here is provided for discussion and educational purposes only. It is not intended as medical advice or product or ingredient review/rating. The information may not apply to you and before you use or take any action, you should contact the manufacturer, seller, medical, dietary, fitness or other professional. If you utilize any information provided here, you do so at your own risk and you waive any right against Culinary Communications Private Limited, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees or representatives.”