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E200- E300 Preservatives

Number

Name

Function

E200

Sorbic acid

Natural preservative

E201

Sodium sorbate / Sorbic acid sodium salt

Synthetic preservative

E202

Potassium sorbate

Synthetic preservative

E203

Calcium sorbate

Synthetic preservative

E210

Benzoic acid

Natural preservative

E211

Sodium benzoate / Benzoic acid sodium salt

Synthetic preservative

E212

Potassium benzoate / Benzoic acid potassium salt

Synthetic preservative

E213

Calcium benzoate / Benzoic acid calcium salt

Synthetic preservative

E214

Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

Synthetic preservative

E215

Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate sodium salt

Synthetic preservative

E216

Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

Synthetic preservative

E217

Sodium salt of E216

Synthetic preservative

E218

Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

Synthetic preservative from benzoic acid

E219

Sodium salt of E218

Synthetic preservative from benzoic acid

E220

Sulphur dioxide

Natural preservative

E221

Sodium sulphite

Synthetic preservative

E222

Sodium hydrogen sulphite

Synthetic preservative; bleach

E223

Sodium metabisulphite

Synthetic preservative; anti oxidant

E224

Potassium metabisulphite

Synthetic preservative

225

Potassium sulphite

Synthetic preservative

E226

Calcium sulphite

Synthetic preservative

E227

Calcium hydrogen sulphite

Synthetic preservative

E228

Potassium hydrogen sulphite

Synthetic preservative

E230

Biphenyl

Synthetic preservative

E231

2-hydroxybiphenyl

Synthetic preservative

E232

Sodium biphenyl-2-yl oxide

Synthetic preservative

E233

2-(Thiazol-4-yl)benzimidazole

Synthetic preservative

E234

Nisin

Natural antibiotic

E235

Pimaracin

Natural antibiotic

236

Formic acid

Natural acid, preservative

237

Sodium formate

Natural salt, preservative

238

Calcium formate

Natural salt, preservative

E239

Hexamine

Synthetic preservative

240

Formaldehyde

Preservative

E242

Dimethylcarbonate

Synthetic preservative

E249

Potassium nitrite

Natural salt, preservative

E250

Sodium nitrite

Natural salt, preservative

E251

Sodium nitraite

Natural salt, preservative

E252

Potassium nitrate

Natural salt, preservative

E260

Acetic acid

Natural acid, preservative

E261

Potassium acetate

Preservative, natural salt

E262

Sodium acetate

Preservative, natural salt

E263

Calcium acetate

Preservative, natural salt

E270

Lactic acid

Natural acid

E280

Propionic acid

Natural acid

E281

Sodium propionate

Natural salt

E282

Calcium propionate

Natural salt

E283

Potassium propionate

Natural salt

E284

Boric acid

Natural acid

E285

Sodium tetraborate

Natural acid

E290

Carbon dioxide

Natural gas

E296

Malic acid

Acid

E297

Fumaric acid

Natural acid

 



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