Starch aluminium octenyl succinate

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Starch aluminium octenyl succinate, Inhaltsstoff für Lebensmittel

Limit consumption

Weitere Namen

SAOS, Aluminum starch octenyl succinate, E1452


Separating agent


Starch aluminium octenyl succinate is starch esterified with octenyl succinic anhydride and treated with aluminum sulphate.


Starch aluminium octenyl succinate is used as a release agent in encapsulated vitamin preparations in food supplements. The substance is water repellent and prevents agglomeration when drying at low temperatures.


It is to some extent stored in the body. A possible link to Alzheimer's disease or breast cancer is currently the subject of debate. Of concern for patients with a kidney condition.


  • The Consumer Initiative, (01/13/2017)
  • Consumer Advice Center Hamburg “What Do E-Numbers Mean?”,, 68th edition.

Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Inhaltsstoff für Kosmetik

Significant concern



Increases or decreases the viscosity of cosmetics.


Takes up water- and/or oil-soluble dissolved or finely dispersed substances.


Allows free flow of solid particles and thus avoids agglomeration of powdered cosmetics into lumps or hard masses.


Exceeding tolerable intake possible, relation to breast cancer unclear.


  • Consumer Advice Center, Cosmetics: How the Ingredients Work (11/02/2015)
  • European Commission, Cosmetic Ingredients & Substances

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