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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 231/2012 of 9 March 2012

Synonyms

Gum arabic

Prepared at the 51st JECFA (1998) and published in FNP 52 Add 6 (1998); republished in FNP 52 Add 7 (1999) to include editorial changes. Supersedes specifications prepared at the 49th JECFA (1997), published in FNP 52 Add 5 (1997). ADI "not specified", established at the 35th JECFA in 1989.

Hydrocolloids can be obtained from a wide variety of sources. The two most abundant polysaccharides are cellulose and starch. Cellulose is the key structural component of trees and is used on a huge scale globally in the pulp and paper industry.

Products: gum arabic

Their products are sold under the tradenames: Liangel, Fibregum, Instantgum

http://www.nexira.com/

Products: gum arabic, agar
Their products are sold under the tradenames: Quick gum, Quick fibre, Bio-agar

Alfred L. Wolff, was acquired by Norevo GmbH in February, 2010