E460 - Cellulose

Additive: E460 - Cellulose


CELLULOSE is an organic compound with the formula -C6H10O5-n, a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to many thousands of linked D-glucose units. Cellulose is used as emulsifier, thickener and stabilizer in processed foods. Cellulose powder is, for example, used in processed cheese to prevent caking inside the package.

Names: Celluloses, Cellulose microcristalline, Cellulose en poudre, Gel de cellulose, Cellulose