Sodium diacetate, 262 (ii), is a subclass of Sodium acetates (E262 ).

It is a 1:1 mixture of sodium acetate and acetic acid but is also described as the sodium acid salt of acetic acid.

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The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Acidity regulator - Regulates the acidity or alkalinity of a food
  • Preservative - Helps protect against food deterioration caused by micro-organisms
  • Sequestrant - A substance which controls the availability of a cation

Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Approved Sodium diacetate
European Union
Not Permitted
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Sodium diacetate
Philippines
Approved Sodium diacetate
Austria
Not Permitted
Belgium
Not Permitted
Bulgaria
Not Permitted
Cyprus
Not Permitted
Czech Republic
Not Permitted
Denmark
Not Permitted
Estonia
Not Permitted
Finland
Not Permitted
France
Not Permitted
Germany
Not Permitted
Greece
Not Permitted
Hungary
Not Permitted
Ireland
Not Permitted
Italy
Not Permitted
Latvia
Not Permitted
Lithuania
Not Permitted
Luxembourg
Not Permitted
Malta
Not Permitted
Netherlands
Not Permitted
Poland
Not Permitted
Portugal
Not Permitted
Romania
Not Permitted
Slovakia
Not Permitted
Slovenia
Not Permitted
Spain
Not Permitted
Sweden
Not Permitted
United Kingdom
Not Permitted
Australia
Approved Sodium diacetate
New Zealand
Approved Sodium diacetate

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Halal - yes

E262 - Sodium acetates: Preservative or acid regulator.

Muslim Consumer Group

Recommended for consumption by children - yes

E262 - Sodium acetates: No known side effects

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Recommended for consumption by children - yes

E262 - Sodium acetates: (ii) Sodium hydrogen acetate (sodium diacetate) - A vinegar used as a mould inhibitor in snack foods and bread, as a flavour enhancer in breads, cakes, cheese and snack food. Technical grade sodium hydrogen acetate is used as a buffer in petroleum production. Typical products include bread, crisps and other snack foods, cheese, cakes.

MBM Foods

Recommended for consumption by children - yes

E262 (i) - Sodium acetate: (i) Sodium Acetate - The sodium salt of acetic acid, E260. Acts as a buffer in foods. Technical grade sodium acetate is used as a mordant in dyeing processes, as buffers in petroleum production, and for kidney dialysis processes. In plastic manufacturing it is used as a retarder for some elastomers. Typical products include bouillons. No known adverse effects. May irritate the skin, harmful if ingested.

MBM Foods

Recommended for consumption by children - yes

262 (ii) - Sodium diacetate: (ii) Sodium hydrogen acetate (sodium diacetate) - A vinegar used as a mould inhibitor in snack foods and bread, as a flavour enhancer in breads, cakes, cheese and snack food. Technical grade sodium hydrogen acetate is used as a buffer in petroleum production. Typical products include bread, crisps and other snack foods, cheese, cakes.

MBM Foods

Acetic acid dimer sodium salt
Acetic acid sodium salt compd. with acetic acid (1:1)
Sodium acetate (1:2)
Sodium acetic acid acetate
Sodium acid acetate
Sodium hydrogen acetate
Sodium hydrogen diacetate

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
UK Food Guide
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Wikipedia

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

  • CAS Number: 126-96-5
  • EINECS Number: 204-814-9

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