ADDITIVES TO AVOID BY NAME: ASTHMA

additives avoid by name-asthma
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 NAME NUMBER GROUP POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS
Allura Red Ac, E129, FD&C Red No. 40 129 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Aluminium (Metallic Colour); E173 173 Colouring Effects On The Body Including The Cardiovascular System, Kidneys, Nervous System, Reproductive System, Respiratory System
Amaranth, Food Red 9, E123 123 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Annatto, Bixin, Norbixin (Natural Colour), Annatto Extracts, Natural Colour 160B, Vegetable Dye, E160B 160 B 160 B Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Behavioural Problems, Headaches, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Aspartame 951 Artificial Sweeteners Aggressive Behaviour, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Headaches & Migraines, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Aspartame-Acesulphame Salt 962 Artificial Sweeteners Aggressive Behaviour, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Headaches & Migraines, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Azorubine, Carmoisine, E122 122 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hyperactivity,  Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Beet Red, E162 162 Colouring
Benzoic Acid, Benzene Carboxylic Acid, Ethyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate 210 Preservatives Benzoates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
BHA, BHA Butylated Hydroxyanisole 320 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma,  Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
BHT, Butylated Hydroxytoluene 321 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Aggressive Behaviour, Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Brilliant Black, Black PN, E151, Brilliant Black BN, CL Food Black 1 151 Artificial Colouring Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Brilliant Blue FCF, FD&C Blu), E133, FD&C Blue No. 1 133 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Brown, Chocolate Brown HT, Brown HT, E155, Food Brown 3 155 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Calcium Benzoate 213 Preservatives Benzoates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma,  Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Calcium Di-L-Glutamate, Calcium Glutamate 623 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Calcium Hydrogen Bisulphite 227 Preservatives Sulphites Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Calcium Propionate 282 Preservatives Propionates Aggressive Behaviour, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Sleep Disturbance
Calcium Sorbates 203 Preservatives Sorbates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Calcium Sulphite, Calcium Hydrogen Sulphite 226 Preservatives Sulphites Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Caramel II, Sulfite Caramel, E150B 150 B Artificial Colouring Asthma, Hyperactivity, Gastrointestinal Ailments & Liver Problems
Caramel IV, Sulfite Ammonia Caramel, E150D 150 D Artificial Colouring Asthma, Hyperactivity, Hypersensitivity, Gastrointestinal Ailments & Liver Problems
Cochineal, Carminic Acid, Carmines, Cochineal Carmine, Colour 120, Colour E120, CI Natural Red 4 120 Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Disodium 5-Guanylate, Disodium Guanylate 627 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Disodium 5′-Ribonucleotides 635 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Disodium Inosinate, Disodium 5′-Inosinate, Dsi 631 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Dodecyl Gallate 312 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma,  Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Erythrosine, E127, FD&C Red 3 127 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Fast Green FCF, FD&C Green 3 143 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma
Green S, Food Green, Acid Brilliant Green, E142, Food Green 4 142 Artificial Colouring Asthma, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Indigotine; Indigo Carmine Blue No.2, E132, FD&C Blue No. 2 132 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
L-Glutamic Acid 600 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Magnesium Di-L-Glutamate 625 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Magnesium Silicate Or Talc, Magnesium Trisilicate, E553 553 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent Effects On The Body Including Gastrointestinal System & Liver, Respiratory System
Methylparaben, Methyl P-Hydroxybenzoate, Methyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate, E218 218 Preservatives Benzoates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Monoammonium L-Glutamate 624 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Monopotassium L-Glutamate 622 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Monosodium Glutamate, Monosodium L-Glutamate, MSG 621 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Octyl Gallate 311 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Phosphoric Acid, E338 338 Antioxidant, Acidity Regulator Effects On The Body Including Nervous System, Respiratory System, Skin Irritation
Polyvinylpyrrolidone 1201 Stabiliser Effects On The Body Including Gastrointestinal System & Liver, Kidneys, Respiratory System
Ponceau 4R, Brilliant Scarlet, E124, Cochineal Red A 124 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties
Potassium Benzoate 212 Preservatives Benzoates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Potassium Hydrogen Sulphite 228 Preservatives Sulphites Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Potassium Metabisulphite 224 Preservatives Sulphites Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Potassium Nitrate, Saltpetre 252 Preservatives Nitrates Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine
Potassium Nitrite 249 Preservatives Nitrates Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine
Potassium Propionate 283 Preservatives Propionates Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Headache & Migraine, Learning Difficulties
Potassium Sorbate 202 Preservatives Sorbates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Potassium Sulphite 225 Preservatives Sulphites Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Processed Eucheuma Seaweed (Pes), Semi-Refined Carrageenan 407 A Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Propyl Gallate Dodecyl Gallate 310 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Propylparaben, Propyl P-Hydroxybenzoate, Propyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate 216 Preservatives Benzoates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Quinoline Yellow FCF, D&C Yellow No. 10 104 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Ethyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate, Sodium Propyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate 211 Preservatives Benzoates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sodium Bisulphite 222 Preservatives Sulphites Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sodium Metabisulphite, Sodium Hydrogen Sulphite 223 Preservatives Sulphites Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sodium Nitrate, Saltpetre 251 Preservatives Nitrates Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Learning Difficulties
Sodium Nitrite 250 Preservatives Nitrates Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine
Sodium Sorbate 201 Preservatives Sorbates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions
Sodium Sulphite 221 Preservatives Sulphites Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sorbic Acid 200 Preservatives Sorbates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sulphur Dioxide 220 Preservatives Sulphites Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sunset Yellow FCF, Orange Yellow S, E110 110 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Tartrazine, FD&C Yellow N0. 5, E102 102 Artificial Colouring Aggressive Behaviour, Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Behavioural Problems, Concentration Problems, Confusion, Depression, Hayfever, Headaches & Migraines, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
TBHQ, TBHQ – Tertiary-Butylhydroquinone 319 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma,  Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Yellow 2G 107 Artificial Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)

 

The information contained in this list is a culmination of experience and research.
Sources include:fedup.com.au |
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