ADDITIVES TO AVOID BY NUMBER: ASTHMA

additives avoid by number -asthma
Additives Colour Key



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


The information in this list is a culmination of experience and research.
Sources include: fedup.com.au |
easytoavoid.com | truthinlabeling.org | euphory.com | foodstandards.gov.au | The Chemical Maze app and book | mbm.net.au.