E-number: 285

Name: Sodium Tetraborate
Alternative Names :Borax; sodium borate; sodium biborate.

Function: Preservative
Status: Halaal
Source: mineral.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red
Toxic, rarely used with foods, chronic exposure can cause red peeling skin, seizures and kidney failure

Uses: Meats imported from the USA?
Other Uses: Shaving cream, cold cream, foundation cream, insecticides