E302 - Calcium ascorbate

Additive: E302 - Calcium ascorbate

Functions: Antioxidant

Calcium ascorbate is a compound with the molecular formula CaC12H14O12. It is the calcium salt of ascorbic acid, one of the mineral ascorbates. It is approximately 10% calcium by mass. As a food additive, it has the E number E 302. It is approved for use as a food additive in the EU, USA and Australia and New Zealand. - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Scientific Opinion on the re‐evaluation of ascorbic acid -E 300-, sodium ascorbate -E 301- and calcium ascorbate -E 302- as food additives (2015/05/06)

Names: Ascorbate de calcium, Ascorbate de calcium (Vitamine C)