White crystalline powder.

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

  • Preservative - Helps protect against food deterioration caused by micro-organisms

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

Country Status Matched Term
United States
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European Union
Approved Potassium benzoate
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Potassium benzoate
Philippines
Approved Potassium benzoate
Austria
Approved Potassium benzoate
Belgium
Approved Potassium benzoate
Bulgaria
Approved Potassium benzoate
Cyprus
Approved Potassium benzoate
Czech Republic
Approved Potassium benzoate
Denmark
Approved Potassium benzoate
Estonia
Approved Potassium benzoate
Finland
Approved Potassium benzoate
France
Approved Potassium benzoate
Germany
Approved Potassium benzoate
Greece
Approved Potassium benzoate
Hungary
Approved Potassium benzoate
Ireland
Approved Potassium benzoate
Italy
Approved Potassium benzoate
Latvia
Approved Potassium benzoate
Lithuania
Approved Potassium benzoate
Luxembourg
Approved Potassium benzoate
Malta
Approved Potassium benzoate
Netherlands
Approved Potassium benzoate
Poland
Approved Potassium benzoate
Portugal
Approved Potassium benzoate
Romania
Approved Potassium benzoate
Slovakia
Approved Potassium benzoate
Slovenia
Approved Potassium benzoate
Spain
Approved Potassium benzoate
Sweden
Approved Potassium benzoate
United Kingdom
Approved Potassium benzoate
Australia
Approved Potassium benzoate
New Zealand
Approved Potassium benzoate

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E212 - Potassium benzoate: Asthmatics should avoid, nettle rash, behavioural problems.

Additive Alert

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E212 - Potassium benzoate: The potassium salt of benzoic acid, potassium benzoate fulfils an antibacterial and antifungal role. Typical products include margarine, pickles, fruit juice. People with a history of allergies may show allergic reactions. for using. See 210.

MBM Foods

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E212 - Potassium benzoate: Additives which can be a problem for asthmatics or aspirin sensitive people (possibly those sensitive to 'salicylates')

UK Food Guide

Synthetic substance - yes

E212 - Potassium benzoate: Chemical Preservative

Muslim Consumer Group

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E212 - Potassium benzoate: From the Food Intolerance Network fact-sheet titled 'How to start failsafe eating: a step by step guide'.

Food Intolerance Network

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E212 - Potassium benzoate: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Benzoic acid potassium 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: 582-25-2
  • EINECS Number: 209-481-3

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