Gelling Agent E508 is a food additive which is composed of a salt containing potassium and chlorine. It occurs in nature in the form of minerals - sylvine and carnalite. This substance is obtained chemically - by the interaction of potassium hydroxide with hydrochloric acid.It is white or colorless and has a crystal appearance.It is mixed with ordinary table salt (sodium chloride) in order to make low sodium salt.
Check for the use-by date on the packaging while purchasing.
Too much consumption of Gelling Agent E508 is toxic and harmful for health.Some people may develop upper gastro intestinal tract bleeding on consumption of Gelling Agent E508.
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