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Uses:  Cyclodextrin's in the food industry are employed for the preparation of cholesterol free products. Weight loss supplements are marketed from alpha-cyclodextrin which claim to bind to fat and be an alternative to other anti-obesity medications.

Other food applications further include the ability to stabilize volatile or unstable compounds and the reduction of unwanted tastes and odour. Reportedly cyclodextrin’s are used in alcohol powder, a powder for mixing alcoholic drinks.

Can be irritating to eyes and respiratory tract. Can contain solvents like toluene, trichloroethylene, sulphated ash, arsenic and lead, although these are less than 1 mg/kg, they could eventually lead to systemic toxicity.  

Description: Cyclodextrin's (sometimes called cycloamyloses) are a family of compounds made up of sugar molecules bound together in a ring.

They are used in food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries, as well as agriculture and environmental engineering.

E459 Beta-Cyclodextrin

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