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

Synonyms

Katilo; Kadaya; Gum sterculia; Sterculia; Karaya, gum karaya; Kullo; Kuterra

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.