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Uses: Typical products which include Ethyl p-hydroxybenzoate  are beer, fruit preserves and juices, sauces, flavouring syrups, fruit deserts, processed fish.

Not recommended for consumption by children. Can cause skin and lung irritation and also may cause damage to the digestive tract. Has anaesthetic properties and may cause numbness to the mouth. Also see E210

Banned in Australia and France.

Description: Ethyl p-hydroxybenzoate is a derivative of Benzoic Acid. It is a white or yellow powder which is extracted using solvents, chiefly methanol or wood alcohol, which is highly toxic to humans with as little as 10 ml doing damage including blindness.

E214 Ethyl p-Hydroxybenzoate

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