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Anticaking Agent Silica (INS 551)


Usage Tips

  1. Anticaking Agent Silica (INS 551) can be used in icing sugar, salts, dry mixes and spices like cayenne pepper and chilli powder to keep them free flowing and to prevent clumping.

Common names and forms

  1. Anticaking Agent (551)
  2. Anticaking Agent (E551)
  3. Anticaking Agents (INS 551)
  4. E551
  5. Permitted Anti-Caking agent-551
  6. Permitted Anticaking Agent (INS 551)
  7. Permitted Anticaking Agent E551
  8. Silicon Dioxide E551


Anticaking Agent Silica (INS 551) is a natural compound made from silicon and oxygen. It is a food additive used in powdered or granulated materials.

Selection Guide

Check for the "Use-by" date on the packaging of Anticaking Agent Silica (INS 551).

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