What is Sodium Tripolyphosphate?
Sodium Tripolyphosphate is a polyphosphate commercially produced by the neutralization of phosphoric acid with sodium hydroxide to form a mixture of monosodium phosphate and disodium phosphate. It is used as a food additive to improve the eating quality in food processing. It may also be used as a food starch modifier.
Highly processed and is a chemical used in laundry detergent. While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers it safe, some evidence suggests that phosphate additives such as trisodium phosphate may harm your health.
Possible Side Effects From Ingesting Sodium Tripolyphosphate?
Long-term use may cause health issues by disturbing the body's phosphate balance.
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