Calcium fumarate

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Calcium fumarate
Skeletal formula of calcium fumarate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.039.418
E number E367 (antioxidants, ...)
MeSH calcium+fumarate
Properties
CaC
4
H
2
O
4
Molar mass 154.134 g mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Calcium fumarate is a compound with formula Ca(C2H2(COO)2) or (OOC-CH=CH-COO)Ca. It is a calcium salt of fumaric acid, and has been used to enrich foods to boost calcium absorption.[1]

It has E number "E367".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weaver, Connie M; Martin, Berdine R; Costa, Neuza M. B; Saleeb, Fouad Z; Huth, Peter J (2002). "Absorption of Calcium Fumarate Salts Is Equivalent to Other Calcium Salts When Measured in the Rat Model". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 50 (17): 4974–4975. doi:10.1021/jf0200422.
  2. ^ "FOOD ADDITIVES : "E" NUMBERS".