White powder with not more than a faint odour of sulfur dioxide.

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

  • Antioxidant - Protects a food from deterioration caused by oxidation
  • Preservative - Helps protect against food deterioration caused by micro-organisms

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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 Sodium sulfite
European Union
Approved Sodium sulfite
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Sodium sulfite
Philippines
Approved Sodium Sulphite
Ireland
Approved Sodium sulfite
Austria
Approved Sodium sulfite
Belgium
Approved Sodium sulfite
Bulgaria
Approved Sodium sulfite
Cyprus
Approved Sodium sulfite
Czech Republic
Approved Sodium sulfite
Denmark
Approved Sodium sulfite
Estonia
Approved Sodium sulfite
Finland
Approved Sodium sulfite
France
Approved Sodium sulfite
Germany
Approved Sodium sulfite
Greece
Approved Sodium sulfite
Hungary
Approved Sodium sulfite
Italy
Approved Sodium sulfite
Latvia
Approved Sodium sulfite
Lithuania
Approved Sodium sulfite
Luxembourg
Approved Sodium sulfite
Malta
Approved Sodium sulfite
Netherlands
Approved Sodium sulfite
Poland
Approved Sodium sulfite
Portugal
Approved Sodium sulfite
Romania
Approved Sodium sulfite
Slovakia
Approved Sodium sulfite
Slovenia
Approved Sodium sulfite
Spain
Approved Sodium sulfite
Sweden
Approved Sodium sulfite
United Kingdom
Approved Sodium sulfite
Australia
Approved Sodium sulfite
New Zealand
Approved Sodium sulfite

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E221 - Sodium sulfite: Asthmatics should avoid, gastric irritation, nausea, nettle rash and swelling , behavioural problems.

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Causes allergic reaction - yes

E221 - Sodium sulfite: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Disodium sulfite
Disodium sulfite
Disodium sulfite (Na2SO3)
Sulftech
Sulfurous acid sodium salt (1:2)

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
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: 7757-83-7
  • EINECS Number: 231-821-4

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