Colourless crystals, granular crystalline powder or white powder. Crystals effloresce in warm, dry air.

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

  • Flavour enhancer - Improves the taste and/or aroma of foods

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

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Approved Magnesium sulfate
European Union
Not Permitted
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Magnesium sulphate
Philippines
Not Permitted
Italy
Not Permitted
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
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 Magnesium sulphate
New Zealand
Approved Magnesium sulphate

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

518 - Magnesium sulfate: Laxative effect, low blood pressure, drowsiness, those with kidney damage should avoid.

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Halal - maybe

518 - Magnesium sulfate: Miscellaneous - Acids and Salts: Sulphuric Acid and its Salts

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from minerals - yes

518 - Magnesium sulfate: Prepared from magnesium salts and sulphuric acid. Natural mineral. Mineral salt, firming agent for medications, pharmaceuticals, nutrition supplements and infant formula as a mineral. Used in beer and a laxative. Dangerous to people with kidney problems and has teratogenic properties.

JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

518 - Magnesium sulfate: Problems with kidney patients.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Linked to cancer - yes

518 - Magnesium sulfate: Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Epsom salt (heptahydrate)
Magnesium sulphate
Epsom salts
Magnesium sulfate (1:1) heptahydrate
Magnesium(II) sulfate heptahydrate
Sulfuric acid magnesium salt (1:1), heptahydrate

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

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

  • CAS Number: 10034-99-8

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