Uses: Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate stabilizes the emulsions of flavouring oils used in non-alcoholic flavoured cloudy drinks. Also used as film formers and plasticisers in cosmetics.
May cause eye and skin irritation. May cause respiratory and digestive tract irritation.
One or more animal studies show brain, nervous system, or behavioural effects at high doses.
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bio accumulative.
Description: Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate is a synthetic compound derived from cane sugar. The synthesis is by esterification of sucrose with acetic and isobutyric anhydrides.
E444 Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate