Uses: Potassium Ferrocyanide uses include metal removal in wine, anti-caking agent, seasonings, spices.
Reduces oxygen transport in the blood, which in turn may cause breathing difficulties, dizziness or headache.
Banned in the United States.
Studies on rats demonstrated kidney damage and skin and eye irritation. Large quantities is not a good idea because while it is not as lethal as other forms of cyanide, it still can harm the human body.
Studies in aquatic animals caused harm to fish, frog and toad populations.
Description: Potassium Ferrocyanide is prepared from Hydrogen Ferrocyanide and Potassium Hydroxide. Synthetic crystallising agent. By-product of coal gas production; See E535
It has a variety of uses both on the industrial level, in home and road maintenance, and in photography. Also used in a gold plating solution and galvanizing silver and pewter.
E536 Potassium Ferrocyanide
ANTI-CAKING/SEQUESTRANT/FIRMING AGENTS/RAISING AGENTS