E622 - Monopotassium glutamate

Monopotassium glutamate -MPG- is a compound with formula KC5H8NO4. It is a potassium acid salt of glutamic acid. It has the E number E622 and is used in foods as a flavor enhancer. It is a non-sodium MSG alternative. - Wikipedia

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EFSA evaluation: Scientific Opinion on the safety of the change in the production method of L-glutamic acid -E620-, monosodium L-glutamate -E621-, monopotassium L-glutamate -E622-, calcium di-L-glutamate -E623-, monoammonium Lglutamate -E624- and magnesium di-L-glutamate -E625- (2015-01-20)

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