E1440 (Hydroxypropyl Starch)

E-number: 1440

Name: Hydroxypropyl Starch
Alternative Names :N/A

Function: Thickener, Vegetable gum
Status: Halaal
Source: Esterification of food starches with propylene oxide.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Yellow
Uncertainities exist about the safety of modified starches especially in infants

Uses: sauces, pickles, yoghurt, dry cake mix, canned fruits, pie fillings