E290 (Carbon Dioxide)

E-number: 290

Name: Carbon Dioxide
Alternative Names :Carbonic acid gas; carbonic andydride.

Function: Packaging gas, Preservative
Status: Mushbooh
Source: Fermentation (in production of alcohol); by-product of lime manufacture.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Green
Probably safe in food use, may reduce fertility, teratogenic, neurotoxicity

Uses: Confectionery, carvonated beverage, gassed cream
Other Uses: Dry ice, stage fog or smoke effects