Sequestrants are substances which form chemical complexes with metallic ions.

Code Material CEFF approved
E 262 Sodium acetate Yes Yes
E 330 Citric acid Yes Yes
E 331 Sodium citrates Yes Yes
E 332 Potassium citrates Yes Yes
E 333 Calcium citrates Yes Yes
E 334 Tartaric acid (L-(+)) Yes Yes
E 335 Sodium tartrates Yes Yes
E 336 Potassium tartrates Yes Yes
E 337 Sodium potassium tartrate Yes Yes
E 339 Sodium phosphates Yes Yes
E 340 Potassium phosphates Yes Yes
E 385 Calcium disodium ethylene diamine tetra-acetate; calcium disodium EDTA Yes Yes
E 420 Sorbitol, Sorbitol syrup No No
E 450 Diphosphates Yes Yes
E 451 Triphosphates Yes Yes
E 452 Polyphosphates Yes Yes
E 472 Acetic acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids Yes Yes
E 516 Calcium sulphate Yes Yes
E 576 Sodium gluconate Yes Yes
E 577 Potassium gluconate Yes Yes
E 968 Erythritol No No