E218 (Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate)

E-number: 218

Name: Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
Alternative Names :Methyl paraben; Methyl para-hydroxybenzoate.

Function: Preservative
Status: Halaal
Source: synthetic chemical.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red
Asthma, hives, allergic reactions, skin redness, itching and swelling, anaphylaxis

Uses: Jellies, preserves, jams, baked goods, fruit juices, salad dressings
Other Uses: Cosmetics, skin and hair care products