Food-grade phosphoric acid (additive E338) is used to acidify foods and beverages such as various colas and jams. It provides a tangy or sour taste. Phosphoric acid in soft drinks has the potential to cause dental erosion.Phosphoric acid also has the potential to contribute to the formation of kidney stones, especially in those who have had kidney stones previously.
- acidity regulator;
- clarifier in sugar cane industry, palm oil industry;