Uses: Sodium Silicates are used as anti-caking agent, to preserve eggs, and to improve mechanical peeling of peaches.
Also as a carrier for aromas. Found in canned peaches, preserved eggs, vanilla powder.
Description: Sodium Silicate and Sodium Metasilicate are produced by heating Silicon Dioxide (quartz, sand) and Sodium Carbonate.
ANTI-CAKING/SEQUESTRANT/FIRMING AGENTS/RAISING AGENTS