E434 - Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate

Additive: E434 - Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate

Functions: Emulsifier

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Scientific Opinion on the re-evaluation of polyoxyethylene sorbitan monolaurate -E 432-, polyoxyethylene sorbitan monooleate -E 433-, polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate -E 434-, polyoxyethylene sorbitan monostearate -E 435- and polyoxyethylene sorbitan tristearate -E 436- as food additives (2015-07-17)

Moderate risk of over exposure
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has determined that some population groups have a moderate risk of consuming too much E434 - Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate.

To evaluate your exposure to the E434 - Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate food additive, you can browse our list of products that contain it. See the list of products with E434 - Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate below.

  InfantsToddlersChildrenAdolescentsAdultsElderly
  < 11 to 23 to 910 to 1718 to 6465+
Most people
(over 50%)
      
Some people
(over 5%)
 Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI) Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)

Risk of exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI) : Risk of exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)

Names: Monopalmitate de polyoxyéthylène sorbitane, polysorbate 40