Monocalcium Phosphate Monohydrate
Based on its histroy of use no food safety problems have been shown to occur with this chemical at the levels commonly used in foods. It is used in bread, rolls, and buns, artifically sweetened fruit jelly, canned potatoes, canned sweet peppers, canned tomatoes and as a jelling agent. In the canned products it provides calcium which has been shown to maintain the firmness of friuts and vegetables during the canning process.It also provides a source of calcium which aids in the jelling of artifically sweetened friut jellies. It acts as a dough conditioner in bakery products.