E-number: 230

Name: Biphenyl
Alternative Names :Diphenyl; 1,1-Biphenyl; bibenzene; phenylbenzene.

Function: Antifungal preservative
Status: Halaal
Source: synthetic chemical.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red++
Exposure can cause eye and nasal irritation, vomiting, nausea, CNS depression, liver, kidney, respiratory, cardiovascular and neurotixicity

Uses: Used to fumigate some fruits (residue on fruit skins), food wrapped in paper impregnated with diphenyl, citrus peel, marmalade