E211 - Sodium benzoate


Group: Preservatives

Description:
used as antiseptic, as a food preservative and to disguise taste, as of poor-quality food; orange soft drinks contain a high amount of it, upto 25mg per 250ml; also in milk and meat products, relishes and condiments, baked goods and lollies; used in many oral medications including Actifed, Phenergan and Tylenol; known to causes nettle rash and aggravate asthma

Animal origin: No

Warning:
Known to causes nettle rash and aggravate asthma



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