Chlorine dioxide is used primarily (>95%) for bleaching of wood pulp, but is also used for the bleaching of flour and for the disinfection of municipal drinking water.

Be Awesome. Write a better description.

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

  • Flour treatment agent - A substance that improves baking quality or colour of flour

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

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Approved Chlorine dioxide
European Union
Not Permitted
Australia and New Zealand
Not Permitted
Afghanistan
Unknown None
Philippines
Approved Chlorine dioxide
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
Not Permitted
New Zealand
Not Permitted

show more

Halal - yes

926 - Chlorine dioxide: Miscellaneous - Compounds used to treat Flour

Muslim Consumer Group

Biotechnology used in production - yes

926 - Chlorine dioxide: Obtained from chlorine and sodium chlorite. Bread enhancer. It stabilises the structure of leavened bread. Bleaching agent for flour. Bread but not often used. Acceptable daily intake (ADI) : Up to 30 mg/kg bodyweight. Corrosive, Severe respiratory and eye irritant.

MBM Foods

Aggravates food intolerances - maybe

926 - Chlorine dioxide: Destroys nutrients, carcinogen, in some areas tap water is contaminated with it, to make it 'safer' to drink. Powerful irritant, Disturbance of Vitamin E.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Derived from plant products - maybe

926 - Chlorine dioxide: Typical products are flour products. Possible health concerns

DFlock

Linked to cancer - yes

926 - Chlorine dioxide: Chlorine dioxide is a compound that can decompose extremely violently when separated from diluting substances. Chlorine dioxide is toxic, hence limits on exposure to it are needed to ensure its safe use. It has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

chlorine oxide (ClO2)

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: 10049-04-4
  • EINECS Number: 233-162-8

No known suppliers. Get listed here - sales@noshly.com

comments powered by Disqus