E-number: 251

Name: Sodium Nitrate
Alternative Names :Chile saltpetre; cubic niter;soda niter.

Function: Preservative
Status: Halaal
Source: mineral.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red
Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headaches, migraine, may affect thyroid gland, not permitted in foods for babies less than 6 months

Uses: Prosciutto, manufactured meats