E-number: 223

Name: Sodium Metabisulphite
Alternative Names :Disodium pyrosulphite; sodium pyrosulphite

Function: Preservative
Status: Halaal
Source: synthetic from sulphurous acid.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red
Asthma (life threatening attacks), hay fever, chronic hives, atopic dermatitis, harmful to aquatic organisms

Uses: Bread and flour products, jellies, dried fruits, tomato paste, maraschino cherries
Other Uses: Hair products, bath preparations, underarm deodorant