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E444 Sucrose acetate isobutyrate Emulsifier
E445 Glycerol esters of wood rosins Emulsifier
E450-2 Sodium and Potassium PolyPhosphate salts Emulsifier High levels can upset the mineral balance
E460 Powdered cellulose Emulsifier Fibrous part of plant cell walls. No adverse effects recorded
E461 Methyl cellulose Emulsifier Potential gastric disturbances. Some low calorie foods
E463 Hydroxypropyl cellulose Emulsifier Banned in Australia and some other countries
E464 Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E465 Ethylmethyl cellulose Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E466 Sodium carboxy methyl cellulose Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E469 carboxy methyl cellulose Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E470 Sodium, Potassium and Calcium Salts of Fatty Acids Emulsifier Banned in Australia and some other countries
E471 Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E472(A-F) esters of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids Emulsifiers No adverse effects recorded
E473 Sucrose esters of fatty acids Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E474 Sucroglycerides Emulsifier Banned in Australia and some other countries
E475 Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E476 Polyglycerol polyricinoleate Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E477 propylene glycol esters of fatty acids Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E479B Thermally oxidized soya bean oil Emulsifier Likely to be G.M. crop
E481 Sodium stearoyl-2-lactylate Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E482 Calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E483 Stearyl tartrate Emulsifier Banned in some countries
E491 Sorbitan mono-stearate Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E492 Sorbitan tri-stearate Emulsifier No adverse effects recorded
E493 Sorbitan mono-laurate Emulsifier Banned in some countries
E494 Sorbitan mono-oleate Emulsifier Banned in Australia and some other countries
E495 Sorbitan mono-palmitate Emulsifier Banned in Australia and some other countries
E-Number Name Category Comments
E500 Sodium carbonates (Bicarbonate of soda) Acidity regulator, Raising agent No adverse effects recorded in small quantities
E501 Potassium carbonates Acidity regulator No adverse effects recorded
E503 Ammonium carbonates Acidity regulator May irritate mucus membranes
E504 Magnesium carbonates Acidity regulator, Anti-caking agent No adverse effects recorded. Often found in antacids and laxatives.
E507 Hydrochloric acid Acid No adverse effects noted in small quantities
E508 Potassium chloride Gelling agent Found in low sodium & salt
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E509 Calcium chloride Firming Agent No adverse effects recorded
E510 Ammonium chloride Acidity regulator, Improving agent Best avoided by people with liver or kidney problems
E511 Magnesium chloride Firming Agent One of the essential minerals
E513 Sulphuric acid Acid Banned in some countries
E514 Sodium sulphates Acidity regulator Can upset the body's water balance
E515 Potassium sulphates Seasoning No adverse effects recorded
E516 Calcium sulphate Sequestrant, Improving agent No adverse effects recorded
E517 Ammonium sulphate Improving agent
E518 Magnesium sulphate (Epsom salts) Acidity regulator A laxative. No adverse effects recorded in small quantities
E519 Copper sulphate Preservative One of the essential minerals
E520 Aluminium sulphate Firming Agent
E521 Aluminium sodium sulphate Firming Agent
E522 Aluminium potassium sulphate Acidity regulator
E524 Sodium hydroxide Acidity regulator Banned in some countries
E525 Potassium hydroxide Acidity regulator Banned in some countries
E526 Calcium hydroxide Acidity regulator No adverse effects recorded in small quantities
E527 Ammonium hydroxide Acidity regulator Banned in some countries
E528 Magnesium hydroxide Acidity regulator Banned in some countries
E529 Calcium oxide Acidity regulator No adverse effects recorded
E530 Magnesium oxide Anti-caking agent Banned in some countries
E535 Sodium ferrocyanide Anti-caking agent No adverse effects recorded
E536 Potassium ferrocyanide Anti-caking agent
E540 Di-calcium di-phosphate Acidity regulator Banned in Australia and some other countries
E541 Sodium aluminium phosphate Emulsifier, Raising agent Banned in Australia and some other countries
E542 Bone phosphate Anti-caking agent Animal origin. No adverse effects recorded
E544 Calcium polyphosphate Emulsifier Banned in Australia and some other countries
E545 Ammonium polyphosphate Emulsifier Banned in Australia and some other countries
E551 Silicon dioxide (Silica) Anti-caking agent Derived from sand. No adverse effects recorded in food use
E552 Calcium silicate Anti-caking agent Antacid. No adverse effects recorded
E553(A) Magnesium silicates Anti-caking agent Banned in Australia
E553(B) Talc Anti-caking agent Potential adverse reaction. Avoid if possible.
E554 Sodium aluminium silicate Anti-caking agent
E556 Calcium aluminium silicate Anti-caking agent
E558 Bentonite Anti-caking agent No adverse effects recorded
E559 Aluminium silicate (Kaolin) Anti-caking agent No adverse effects recorded
E570 Stearic acid (Fatty acid) Anti-caking agent No adverse effects recorded
E572 Magnesium stearate Anti-caking agent No adverse effects recorded
E575 Glucono Delta-lactone Anti-caking agent, Sequestrant No adverse effects recorded
E576 Sodium gluconate Sequestrant Banned in Australia
E577 Potassium gluconate Sequestrant No adverse effects recorded
E578 Calcium gluconate Firming Agent No adverse effects recorded
E579 Ferrous gluconate Colouring No adverse effects recorded
E585 Ferrous lactate Colouring No adverse effects recorded
E-Number Name Category Comments
E620 L-Glutamic acid Flavour enhancer Potential allergic reaction. Avoid for children
E621 Monosodium glutamate Flavour enhancer Potential allergic reaction. Avoid for children
E622 Monopotassium glutamate Flavour enhancer Potential allergic reaction. Avoid wherever possible
E623 Calcium glutamate Flavour enhancer Potential allergic reaction. Avoid if possible
E624 Mono ammonium glutamate Flavour enhancer Potential allergic reaction. Avoid if possible
E625 Magnesium di glutamate Flavour enhancer Potential allergic reaction. Avoid if possible
E627 Disodium guanylate Flavour enhancer Avoid for children
E631 Disodium inosinate Flavour enhancer Avoid for children
E635 Disodium 5'-ribonucleotides Flavour enhancer Banned in some countries
E636 Maltol Flavour enhancer
E637 Ethyl maltol Flavour enhancer
E640 Glycine and its sodium salt Flavour enhancer
E650 Zinc acetate Flavour enhancer
E-Number Name Category Comments
E900 Dimethyl polysiloxane Anti-foaming agent No adverse effects recorded
E901 Beeswax, white and yellow Glazing agent Potential allergic reaction. Avoid if possible
E903 Carnauba wax Glazing agent Potential allergic reaction. Avoid if possible
E904 Shellac Glazing agent Potential allergic contact reaction. Avoid if possible
E905 Microcrystalline wax (Paraffins) Glazing agent Potential for gastric disturbances.
E907 Crystalline wax Glazing agent Banned in some countries
E920 L-cysteine hydrochlorides Improving agent No adverse effects recorded
E924 Potassium bromate Improving agent Potential dietary allergen. Avoid if possible
E925 Chlorine Preservative, Bleach Known carcinogen. Used in drinking water to 'purify' it


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