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E252 (Potassium Nitrate) Print

E-number: 252

Name: Potassium Nitrate
Alternative Names :Saltpetre; niter; saltpeter.

Function: Preservative, Colour fixative
Status: Mushbooh
Source: natural mineral; manufactured from waste animal or vegetable material.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red
Asthma, kidney inflamation, behavioural problems, dizziness, headache, may form nitrosamines, not permitted in foods for babies under 6 months

Uses: Proscuito ham, cured processed meats
Other Uses: Tobacco, matches
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