E444 - Sucrose acetate isobutyrate

Functions: Emulsifier, Stabiliser

Sucrose acetoisobutyrate -SAIB- is an emulsifier and has E number E444. In the United States, SAIB is categorized as generally recognized as safe -GRAS- as a food additive in cocktail mixers, beer, malt beverages, or wine coolers and is a potential replacement for brominated vegetable oil. - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Re-evaluation of sucrose acetate isobutyrate -E 444- as a food additive (2016-05-25)

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