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    E120 Cochineal (Carmine of Cochineal Carminicago, C.I.75490, derived from the insect Dactilopius Coccus.

    E160 Alfa-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Gamma-Carotene.

    E471 Mono and Di-Glycerides of fatty acids.
    When Glycerol is used one has to find out the source whether animal or synthetic.

    E472 (a-e) Lactic acid esters of mono- and di-glycerides of fatty acids. Prepared from esters of Glycerol.

    E473 Sucrose esters of fatty acids prepared from Glycerol and Sucrose.

    E474 Sycroglycerides prepared by reaction of Sucrose on natural triglycerides (from palmoil, lard, etc.)

    E475 Polyglycerol esters of Fatty acids. Prepared in the laboratory.

    476 Polyglycerol esters of polycondensed fatty acids of castor oil (polyglycerol polyricinoleate). Prepared from Castor Oil and Glycerol esters.

    E477 Propane-1,2-idol esters of fatty acids (Propylene Glycol esters of Fatty acids). Prepared from Propylene Glycol.

    E478 Lactylated fatty acid esters of glycerol and propane-1,2-idol. Prepared from esters of glycerol and Lactic acid.

    E631 Insine (Disodium Phospate, Sodium and Inosinate). The Disodium Salt of Inosinate Acid which can be prepared from insect or fish extract.

    E635 A mixture of disodium guanylare and disodium inosinate. Same source as 631.

    L-Cysteine Hydrochloride and L-Cysteine hydrochloride mono hydrate. A naturally occurring amino acid manufactured from animal hair and chicken feathers.

    All other 'E' number additives at the time of publication are Halaal, because of the ruling of Tabdeel-e-Mahiyat. Please refer to our article elsewhere in this book on this subject.

    Except the following:
    E473, E474, E475, E476, E477, E478, E631, E635, E640, E920

    E904 Shellac. a substance obtained from the resin produced by the Lac insect, mainly found in India. The secretions are bleached and dried before usage on confectionary, chocolate panning, ice creams latter and the shining of fruit, mainly apples.
    This E number is also under investigation. We have had discussions with one of the companies regarding this E number and whether its secretion fall under the category of being Taahir [pure] or Najas [impure]. We request readers to please look out for the report /update.


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