Sodium hydrogen sulfate, E514 (ii), is a subclass of Sodium sulfates (E514 ).

Sodium hydrogen sulfate is a food acid that lowers pH without generating a sour taste. Allowing food products to achieve a lower pH for improved food safety. It enhances the flavor of salt allowing sodium reduction in foods. Food products that benefit from its use include sauces, dressings, soups, prepared meals, vegetables, fruits, beverages, dips, fillings, gravies, spreads and desserts.

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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

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

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

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E514 - Sodium sulfates: Unsuitable for infants and children and those with kidney /liver probs due to high sodium content - Skin irritant

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Causes allergic reaction - yes

E514 - Sodium sulfates: Unsuitable for infants and children and those with kidney /liver probs due to high sodium content - Skin irritant

Additive Alert

Halal - maybe

E514 - Sodium sulfates: Miscellaneous - Acids and Salts: Sulphuric Acid and its Salts

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from minerals - yes

E514 - Sodium sulfates: Prepared from salt and sulphuric acid. Mineral salt, anti-caking agent for diluting colour powders in beer, biscuits, chewing gum, confectionary. May upset the body's water balance.

MBM Foods

Derived from minerals - yes

E514 - Sodium sulfates: Prepared from salt and sulphuric acid. Mineral salt, anti-caking agent for diluting colour powders in beer, biscuits, chewing gum, confectionary. May upset the body's water balance.

MBM Foods

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E514 - Sodium sulfates: NOT SAFE FOR BABIES. Affects kidney and heart functions. As this substance is not suitable for babies under six months we suggest it would be advisable for pregnant and lactating mothers to avoid it also unless/until it is proven safe in these circumstances.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E514 - Sodium sulfates: May upset the body's water balance

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Bisulfate of soda
Nitre cake
Sodium bisulfate
Sodium acid sulfate
Mono sodium hydrogen sulfate
Monosodium salt
Sodium hydrogen sulfate
Sodium hydrosulfate
Sodium pyrosulfate
Sulfuric acid
Sulfuric acid sodium salt (1:1)

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
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: 7681-38-1
  • EINECS Number: 231-665-7

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