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Uses: Sodium ethyl p-hydroxybenzoate can be found in margarine, pickled cucumbers, pineapple juice and table olives.

People who suffer from asthma, aspirin sensitivity or the skin disease urticaria may have allergic reactions and/or find their symptoms become worse following consumption of benzoic acid, particularly in combination with tartrazine E102.

Not recommended for consumption by children. Also see E210

Banned in Australia and France.

Description: The sodium salt of benzoic acid, Sodium 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.

E215 Sodium Ethyl p-Hydroxybenzoate

    E 218 Methyl Hydroxy Benzoate >>>