PHP Code to add CC and Reply-To in additional_headers

I have a form that uses code within functions.php that takes emails as an array from an ACF field and assigns it to the mail properties’ additional_headers key. It also changes the recipient to that of another ACF field.

$cc_users = $cc ? 'Cc: ' . implode(', ', $cc) : '';

$contact_form->set_properties( array(
   'mail' => array(
       'recipient' => $recipient_email,
       'additional_headers' => $cc_users,
       'subject' => $contact_form->prop('mail')['subject'],
        'body' => $contact_form->prop('mail')['body'],
    ),
) );

This code currently works as expected.

I however, I would like to add Reply-To to this form so that users click reply and have it go to to the submitter.

How can I modify this code? Adding this to the code does not work

$reply_to_user = $posted_data['Email'];
$reply_to = ' Reply-To: ' . $reply_to_user;

$cc_users = $cc ? 'Cc: ' . implode(', ', $cc) : '';

$contact_form->set_properties( array(
   'mail' => array(
       'recipient' => $recipient_email,
       'additional_headers' => $reply_to . $cc_users,
       'subject' => $contact_form->prop('mail')['subject'],
        'body' => $contact_form->prop('mail')['body'],
    ),
) );

I can see that the $reply_to variable is be populated correctly. But when I try to submit a form it errors out. Logs show that it thinks the cc email is part of the Reply-To address.

E.g. “Reply-To:” “[email protected] Cc: [email protected]

How can I escape the Reply-To correctly so that the CC can proceed?

 

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