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erythorbate

[er-uh-thawr-beyt] /ˌɛr əˈθɔr beɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt of erythorbic acid.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; erythrorb(ic acid) + -ate2
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  • Sodium erythorbate is approved for use only in cured meat products.
  • The control will include the sodium erythorbate and sodium nitrite in addition to the above mentioned ingredients.

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