E210 (Benzoic acid)

E-number: 210

Name: Benzoic acid
Alternative Names :Benzene carboxylic acid; phenylformic acid; dracyclic acid

Function: Preservative, Flavoring
Status: Halaal
Source: Synthetic

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red++
Asthma, hives, behavioural problems, hyperactivity, may affect lungs, eye and skin irritation, aspirin sensitive people may wish to avoid, neurotoxicity

Uses: Brewed soft drinks, cider, non-dairy dip, chewing gum, fruit juice, margarine, ice cream
Other Uses: Cosmetics, hair rinse, skin cleanser, perfume, pharmaceuticals