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Paraffin wax (or simply "paraffin", but see alternative name for kerosene, above) is mostly found as a white, odorless, tasteless, waxy solid, with a typical melting point between about 46 and 68 ...

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 1), Linked to cancer ( x 1) and Synthetic substance ( x 1)

Classes: Glazing agent

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Odourless, very fine, white or greyish white crystalline powder; unctuous, adheres readily to the skin, free from grittiness.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 1), Linked to cancer ( x 1) and Derived from minerals ( x 1)

Classes: Anticaking agent, Glazing agent

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They are widely used in the food and other industries as thickening and stabilizing agents.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 4), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Derived from plant products ( x 1) and Halal ( x 1)

Classes: Bulking agent, Carrier, Emulsifier, Gelling agent, Glazing agent, Humectant, Stabiliser, Thickener

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It is cherry-pink synthetic, primarily used for food coloring.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 4), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Causes allergic reaction ( x 2) and Recommended for consumption by children ( x 1)

Classes: Colour

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It has the appearance of a yellow powder, and it is soluble in water. It is a synthetic yellow azo dye.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 3) and Linked to cancer ( x 1)

Classes: Colour

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Butanes are highly flammable, colorless, easily liquefied gases.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 2), Biotechnology used in production ( x 1) and Halal ( x 1)

Classes: Propellant

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Red-brown powder or granules.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 1), Linked to cancer ( x 1) and Causes allergic reaction ( x 1)

Classes: Colour

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The sodium and calcium salts of cyclamic acid are used as artificial sweeteners under the name cyclamate. Typically a white powder used as a sugar replacement. Also used in low-calorie food and ...

Reports: Linked to cancer ( x 1)

Classes: Sweetener

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A mineral oil is any of various colorless, odorless, light mixtures of alkanes in the C15 to C40 range from a non-vegetable (mineral) source, particularly a distillate of petroleum.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 2), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Halal ( x 1) and Synthetic substance ( x 1)

Classes: Glazing agent

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Odourless, white crystalline powder.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 3), Biotechnology used in production ( x 1) and Linked to cancer ( x 1)

Classes: Flavour enhancer, Sweetener

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Cyclamates are synthetic chemicals having a sweet taste 30 to 40 times that of sucrose, that are used as artificial sweeteners.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 4) and Banned in some countries ( x 3)

Classes: Sweetener

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Red 2G is a synthetic red azo dye.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 2), Linked to cancer ( x 1) and Causes allergic reaction ( x 1)

Classes: Colour

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Hexamethylene tetramine or Hexamine is also used as a food additive as a preservative (INS number 239).

Reports: Linked to cancer ( x 1), Halal ( x 1), Banned in some countries ( x 1) and Causes allergic reaction ( x 1)

Classes: Preservative

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It is generally darker, more viscous, denser, tackier and more elastic than paraffin waxes, and has a higher molecular weight and melting point.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 1) and Synthetic substance ( x 1)

Classes: Glazing agent

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Lithol Rubine BK is a reddish synthetic azo dye.

Reports: Linked to cancer ( x 1), Banned in some countries ( x 1) and Causes allergic reaction ( x 1)

Classes: Colour

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Reports: Linked to cancer ( x 1), Synthetic substance ( x 1) and Causes allergic reaction ( x 1)

Classes: Antifoaming agent, Glazing agent

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Saccharin is an artificial sweetener.

Reports: Linked to cancer ( x 1)

Classes: Sweetener

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Lemon to orange coloured oily liquid or semi-gel at 25o, with a faint characteristic odour.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 3), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Derived from animal products ( x 2), Halal ( x 1) and Synthetic substance ( x 1)

Classes: Emulsifier

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It is used to sweeten products such as drinks, candies, cookies, medicines, and toothpaste.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 3), Banned in some countries ( x 3), Synthetic substance ( x 2) and Halal ( x 1)

Classes: Sweetener

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White or slightly yellowish, almost odourless hygroscopic granules, powder or fine fibres.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 4), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Derived from plant products ( x 1), Halal ( x 1) and Genetically engineered ( x 1)

Classes: Bulking agent, Emulsifier, Firming agent, Gelling agent, Glazing agent, Humectant, Stabiliser, Thickener

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Formaldehyde is a colorless gas with a characteristic pungent odor.

Reports: Causes allergic reaction ( x 1)

Classes: Preservative

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Lemon to amber coloured oily liquid at 25o, with a faint characteristic odour.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 1), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Banned in some countries ( x 2), Halal ( x 1) and Synthetic substance ( x 2)

Classes: Emulsifier

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Cream-coloured, soft, waxy or pasty solid at 25o, with a faint fatty odour.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 1), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Derived from animal products ( x 1), Causes allergic reaction ( x 1), Derived from plant products ( x 1), Halal ( x 1) and Synthetic substance ( x 1)

Classes: Emulsifier

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Blue powder or granules.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 3), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Causes allergic reaction ( x 1) and Halal ( x 1)

Classes: Colour

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Biphenyl (or diphenyl or phenylbenzene or 1,1'-biphenyl or lemonene) is an organic compound that forms colorless crystals.

Reports: Linked to cancer ( x 1), Halal ( x 1), Banned in some countries ( x 2) and Recommended for consumption by children ( x 1)

Classes: Preservative

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

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 2), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Halal ( x 1) and Derived from minerals ( x 1)

Classes: Flavour enhancer

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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.

Reports: Biotechnology used in production ( x 1), Aggravates food intolerances ( x 1), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Halal ( x 1) and Derived from plant products ( x 1)

Classes: Flour treatment agent

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It is a red to maroon powder. It is used for the purposes where the food is heat-treated after fermentation.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 3), Linked to cancer ( x 1) and Causes allergic reaction ( x 1)

Classes: Colour

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Potassium bromate is typically used as a flour improver (E number E924), strengthening the dough and allowing higher rising.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 3), Linked to cancer ( x 1) and Halal ( x 1)

Classes: Flour treatment agent

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Lemon to amber coloured oily liquid at 25o, with a faint characteristic odour.

Reports: Aggravates food intolerances ( x 2), Linked to cancer ( x 1), Derived from animal products ( x 2), Causes allergic reaction ( x 1), Halal ( x 1) and Synthetic substance ( x 1)

Classes: Emulsifier

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