At standard temperature and pressure, hydrogen is a colorless, odorless, nonmetallic, tasteless, non-toxic, highly combustible diatomic gas with the molecular formula H2.

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

  • Packaging gas - A gas added to a food container to protect food from problems such as oxidation or spoilage

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 Hydrogen
Australia and New Zealand
Not Permitted
Afghanistan
Unknown None
Philippines
Matching Terms Not Found
Austria
Approved Hydrogen
Belgium
Approved Hydrogen
Bulgaria
Approved Hydrogen
Cyprus
Approved Hydrogen
Czech Republic
Approved Hydrogen
Denmark
Approved Hydrogen
Estonia
Approved Hydrogen
Finland
Approved Hydrogen
France
Approved Hydrogen
Germany
Approved Hydrogen
Greece
Approved Hydrogen
Hungary
Approved Hydrogen
Ireland
Approved Hydrogen
Italy
Approved Hydrogen
Latvia
Approved Hydrogen
Lithuania
Approved Hydrogen
Luxembourg
Approved Hydrogen
Malta
Approved Hydrogen
Netherlands
Approved Hydrogen
Poland
Approved Hydrogen
Portugal
Approved Hydrogen
Romania
Approved Hydrogen
Slovakia
Approved Hydrogen
Slovenia
Approved Hydrogen
Spain
Approved Hydrogen
Sweden
Approved Hydrogen
United Kingdom
Approved Hydrogen
Australia
Not Permitted
New Zealand
Not Permitted

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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: 1333-74-0
  • EINECS Number: 215-605-7

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