An emulsifier made from castor oil that is used in candy as a cheaper alternative to cocoa butter and helps reduce the thickness of the chocolate.
Polyglycerol Polyricinoleate,E476,Glyceran esters of condensed castor oil fatty acids,Polyglycerol esters of polycondensed fatty acids from castor oil,Condensed castor oil esters,glycer
The studies currently done on PGPR have not uncovered any known harmful effects of consuming PGPR in humans or animals.
Human studies on polyglycerol polyricinoleate (PGPR)https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9737420/
Assessment of the carcinogenic potential of polyglycerol polyricinoleate (PGPR) in rats and micehttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9737421/
Re-evaluation of polyglycerol esters of fatty acids (E 475) as a food additivehttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32625376/