alphabetical food additives list

alphabetical food additives
Additives Colour Key



 NAME NUMBER GROUP BEST TO AVOID IF… POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS
4-Hexylresorcinol, E586 586 Antioxidant Gastrointestinal Ailments
A-Tocopherol, Dl-A-Tocopherol,  Vitamin E, Synthetic 307 Antioxidants
Acacia, Gum Arabic 414 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Acesulphame Potassium 950 Artificial Sweeteners
Acetic & Fatty Acid Esters Of Glycerol 472 A Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Acetic & Fatty Acid Esters Of Glycerol (Mixed), Tartaric 472 F Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Acetic Acid 260 Food Acids
Acetylated Distarch Adipate 1422 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Acetylated Distarch Phosphate  1414 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Acid Treated Starch 1401 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Adipic Acid 355 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Agar, Agar Agar, Isinglass 406 Vegetable Gum, Gelling Agent, Stabiliser, Thickener 
Alginic Acid 400 Vegetable Gum, Stabiliser, Thickener 
Alitame 956 Artificial Sweeteners
Alkaline Treated Starch  1402 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Alkanet Or Alkannin   103 Colouring ADHD * Hyperactivity
Allura Red Ac, E129, FD&C Red No. 40 129 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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
Aluminium Silicate, E559   559 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent Gastrointestinal Ailments
Aluminium, Calcium, Sodium, Magnesium, Potassium & Ammonium Salts Of Fatty Acids, 470A, 470B 470 Emulsifier, Anti-Caking Agent, Stabiliser
Amaranth, Food Red 9, E123 123 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Ammonium Acetate   264 Food Acids Effects On The Body Including Gastrointestinal System & Liver
Ammonium Adipates 359 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Ammonium Alginate 403 Vegetable Gum, Stabiliser, Thickener 
Ammonium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Hydrogen Carbonate 503 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Stabiliser
Ammonium Chloride 510 Mineral Salts, Bulking Agent
Ammonium Citrate, Triammonium Citrate 380 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Ammonium Fumarate 367 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Ammonium Lactate 328 Food Acids
Ammonium Malate 349 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Ammonium Phosphates, Dibasic, Monobasic, Tribasic 342 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator
Ammonium Salts Of Phosphatidic Acid 442 Emulsifier
Amylases, A-Amylase 1100 Enzyme, Flour Treatment Agent
Annatto, Bixin, Norbixin (Natural Colour), Annatto Extracts, Natural Colour 160B, Vegetable Dye, E160B 160 B  Artificial Colouring ADHD, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Behavioural Problems, Headaches, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Anthocyanins, E163, Grape Skin Extract, Blackcurrant Extract 163 Colouring *
Arabinogalactan Or Larch Gum 409 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Ascorbic Acid 300 Antioxidants
Ascorbyl Palmitate 304 Antioxidants
Aspartame  951 Artificial Sweeteners ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hyperactivity,  Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Beeswax, White & Yellow  901 Glazing Agent
Beet Red, E162  162 Colouring Reactive To Nitrates (Preservatives), ADHD, Asthma
Bentonite 558 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking
Benzoic Acid, Benzene Carboxylic Acid, Ethyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate  210 Preservatives Benzoates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Benzoyl Peroxide  928 Processing Aid, Flour Treatment Agent
Beta-Apo-8′ Carotenal, E160E 160 E Colouring *
Beta-Carotene, E160A 160 A Colouring
BHA, BHA Butylated Hydroxyanisole 320 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma,  Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
BHT, Butylated Hydroxytoluene 321 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Aggressive Behaviour, Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Bleached Starch  1403 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Bone Phosphate  542 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Emulsifier, Anti-Caking Agent
Brilliant Black, Black PN, E151, Brilliant Black BN, CL Food Black 1 151 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Butane  943 A Propellant (For Pressurised Food Containers)
Calcium Alginate 404 Vegetable Gum, Gelling Agent, Stabiliser, Thickener 
Calcium Aluminium Silicate, E556  556 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent
Calcium Ascorbate 302 Antioxidants
Calcium Benzoate 213 Preservatives Benzoates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma,  Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Calcium Carbonate, E170  170 Colouring
Calcium Chloride 509 Mineral Salts, Firming Agent
Calcium Citrate 333 Food Acids
Calcium Cyclamate, Sodium Cyclamate, Cyclamate, Cyclamic Acid 952 Artificial Sweeteners Skin Issues Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc) 
Calcium Di-L-Glutamate, Calcium Glutamate 623 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates ADHD, Asthma Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Calcium Disodium EDTA (Ethylenediaminetetraacetate), E385   385 Antioxidant, Preservative, Food Acid Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Muscle Cramps
Calcium Gluconate  578 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Firming Agent
Calcium Hydrogen Bisulphite 227 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Calcium Hydroxide  526 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Firming Agent
Calcium Lactate 327 Food Acids
Calcium Lactylate, Calcium Oleyl Lactylate, Calcium Stearoyl Lactylate 482 Emulsifier
Calcium Malate 352 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Calcium Oxide  529 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator
Calcium Phosphate, Monocalcium Phospate, Monobasic, Calcium Diphosphate, Dibasic, Calcium Triphosphate, Tribasic 341 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Emulsifier, Stabiliser, Anti-Caking Agent
Calcium Propionate 282 Preservatives Propionates ADHD, Asthma Aggressive Behaviour, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Sleep Disturbance
Calcium Silicate 552 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent
Calcium Sorbates 203 Preservatives Sorbates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Calcium Sulphate 516 Mineral Salts, Firming Agent, Flour Treatment
Calcium Sulphite, Calcium Hydrogen Sulphite 226 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Calcium Tartrate 354 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Caramel I, Plain Caramel, E150A   150 A Artificial Colouring Gastrointestinal System & Liver
Caramel II, Sulfite Caramel, E150B 150 B  Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Hyperactivity, Gastrointestinal Ailments & Liver Problems
Caramel III, Ammonia Caramel, E150C 150 C Artificial Colouring ADHD Hyperactivity, Hypersensitivity, Gastointestinal Ailments & Liver Problems, Reproductive Problems
Caramel IV, Sulfite Ammonia Caramel, E150D 150 D Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Hyperactivity, Hypersensitivity, Gastrointestinal Ailments & Liver Problems
Carbon Blacks, Vegetable Carbon, E153   153 Artificial Colouring Skin Issues Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash etc)
Carbon Dioxide 290 Propellant
Carnauba Wax  903 Glazing Agent Skin Issues Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Carrageenan  407 Vegetable Gum, Gelling Agent, Stabiliser, Thickener  Gastrointestinal Ailments
Cellolose Microcrystalline, Cellulose Powdered 460 Thickener, Vegetable Gum, Anti-Caking Agent
Chlorine  925 Processing Aid, Flour Treatment Agent
Chlorine Dioxide  926 Processing Aid, Flour Treatment Agent
Chlorophyll-Copper, E141, Copper Complexes 141I 141 Colouring *
Chlorophyll, E140, CI Natural Green 3 140 Colouring *
Choline Salts, Choline Salts Of Acetic, Carbonic, Hydrochloric, Citric, Tartaric & Lactic Acid  1001 Emulsifier
Citric & Fatty Acid Esters Of Glycerol 472 C Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Citric Acid 330 Food Acids
Cochineal, Carminic Acid, Carmines, Cochineal Carmine, Colour 120, Colour E120, CI Natural Red 4   120 Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc) 
Cupric Sulphate  519 Mineral Salts, Processing Aid
Curcumin, Turmeric, Curcuma  100 Colouring Skin Issues, Limit If You Have Gallstones, Stomach Or Gastrointestinal Problems, Blood Clotting Issues, Liver Problems, Pregnant, Diabetic Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Increased Bleeding, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash etc) 
D-Tocopherol,  Vitamin E, Synthetic 309 Antioxidants
Dextrin Roasted Starch  1400 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Diacetyltartaric & Fatty Acid Esters Of Glycerol 472 E Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Dimethyl Dicarbonate  242 Preservatives
Dioctyl Sodium Sulphosuccinate 480 Emulsifier
Disodium 5-Guanylate, Disodium Guanylate 627 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Distarch Phosphate   1412 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Dodecyl Gallate 312 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma,  Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
E-Apo-8′ Carotenoic Acid, Ethyl Ester, Beta-Apo-8′, E160F, Food Orange 7  160 F Colouring *
Enzyme Treated Starches   1405 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Erythorbic Acid 315 Antioxidants
Erythritol 968 Sweetener, Humectant Headache & Migraine, Sleep Disturbance
Erythrosine, E127, FD&C Red 3 127 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate  243 Preservatives
Ethyl Maltol 637 Flavour Enhancer
Fast Green FCF, FD&C Green 3 143 Artificial Colouring Asthma Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma
Ferric Ammonium Citrate 381 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Ferrous Gluconate, E579   579 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent Gastrointestinal Ailments
Flavoxanthin 161 A Colouring *
Fumaric Acid 297 Food Acid
G-Tocopherol,  Vitamin E, Synthetic 308 Antioxidants
Gellan Gum 418 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Glucono Delta-Lactone 575 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Raising Agent
Glucose Oxidase 1102 Antioxidant, Enzyme
Glycerin Or Glycerol 422 Humectant, Sweetener Headache Migraine, Nausea, Diarrhoea
Glycerol Esters Of Wood Rosins 445 Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Glycine, E640 640 Flavour Enhancer
Gold, E175 175 Colouring
Green S, Food Green, Acid Brilliant Green, E142, Food Green 4 142 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Asthma, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Guar Gum 412 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Hydrochloric Acid 507 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator
Hydroxypropyl Cellulose 463 Thickener, Vegetable Gum, Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Hydroxypropyl Distarch Phosphate 1442 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose 464 Thickener, Vegetable Gum, Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Hydroxypropyl Starch   1440 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Indigotine; Indigo Carmine Blue No.2, E132, FD&C Blue No. 2 132 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Iron Oxide, Black, Yellow, Red, E172  172 Colouring Potentially Toxic
Isobutane 943 B Propellant (For Pressurised Food Containers)
Isomalt, Hydrogenated Isomaltulose, E953 953 Artificial Sweeteners
Karaya Gum 416 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Kryptoxanthin 161 C Colouring *
L-Cysteine Monohydrochloride 920 Raising Agent
L-Glutamic Acid 600 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates ADHD, Asthma Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
L-Leucine 641 Flavour Enhancer
Lactic & Fatty Acid Esters Of Glycerol 472 B Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Lactic Acid 270 Food Acids
Lactitol 966 Sweetener, Humectant
Lecithin 322 Antioxidants & Emulsifier
Lipases 1104 Enzyme
Locust Bean Gum Or Carob Bean Gum 410 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Lutein, E161B 161 B Colouring *
Lycopene, E160D 160 D Colouring *
Lysozyme 1105 Enzyme, Preservative
Magnesium Carbonate 504 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Stabiliser
Magnesium Chloride 511 Mineral Salts, Firming Agent 
Magnesium Di-L-Glutamate 625 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates ADHD, Asthma Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Magnesium Lactate 329 Food Acids
Magnesium Oxide 530 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent
Magnesium Phosphate, Dibasic, Monobasic, Tribasic 343 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Anti-Caking Agent
Magnesium Silicate Or Talc, Magnesium Trisilicate, E553   553 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent Effects On The Body Including Gastrointestinal System & Liver, Respiratory System
Magnesium Sulphate  518 Mineral Salts, Firming Agent
Malic Acid 296 Food Acid
Maltitol, Maltitol Syrup, Hydrogenated Glucose Syrup 965 Sweetener, Emulsifier, Humectant, Stabiliser
Maltol   636 Flavour Enhancer Effects On The Body Including Cardiovascular System
Mannitol   421 Humectant, Sweetener Gastrointestinal Ailments
Metatartaric Acid 353 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Methyl Cellulose 461 Thickener, Vegetable Gum, Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Methyl Ethyl Cellulose 465 Thickener, Vegetable Gum, Emulsifier, Foaming Agent, Stabiliser Gastrointestinal Ailments
Methylparaben, Methyl P-Hydroxybenzoate, Methyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate, E218 218 Preservatives Benzoates Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Mixed Tocopherols, Vitamin E, Natural 306 Antioxidants
Mono- & Di-Glycerides Of Fatty Acids 471 Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Monoammonium L-Glutamate 624 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates ADHD, Asthma Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Monopotassium L-Glutamate 622 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates ADHD, Asthma Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Monosodium Glutamate, Monosodium L-Glutamate, MSG 621 Flavour Enhancers, Glutamates ADHD, Asthma Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Depression, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine,  Learning Difficulties
Monostarch Phosphate   1410 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Neotame 961 Artificial Sweeteners
Nisin, E234 234 Preservatives ?Gastrointestinal Ailments
Nitrogen  941 Propellant
Nitrous Oxide  942 Propellant
Octafluorocyclobutane  946 Propellant (For Pressurised Food Containers)
Octyl Gallate 311 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Oxidised Polyethylene 914 Humectant
Oxidised Starch  1404 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Paprika Oleoresins, E160C 160 C Colouring *
Pectins 440 Emulsifier, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent  
Petrolatum, Petrolium Jelly  905 B Anticaking Agent, Emulsifier Skin Issues Gastointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Phospated Distarch Phosphate  1413 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Phosphoric Acid, E338   338 Antioxidant, Acidity Regulator Effects On The Body Including Nervous System, Respiratory System, Skin Irritation
Pimaricin, Natamycin, E235  235 Preservatives Skin Issues, Gastrointestinal Ailments Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash etc)
Polydextrose 1200 Bulking Agent, Humectant, Stabilise, Thickener
Polydimethylsiloxane, 900A, E900 900 Anticaking Agent, Emulsifier Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Polyethylene (40) Stearate, Polyoxyethylene (40) Stearate, E431 431 Emulsifier, Thickener  Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments
Polyethylene Glycol 8000  1521 Anti-Foaming
Polyglycerol Esters Of Fatty Acids 475 Emulsifier
Polyglycerol Esters Of Interesterified Ricinoleic Acid 476 Emulsifier
Polysorbate 60 Or Polyoxyethylene (20) Sorbitan Monostearate, E435 435 Emulsifier, Thickener 
Polysorbate 65 Or Polyoxyethylene (20) Sorbitan Tristearate, E436 436 Emulsifier, Thickener 
Polysorbate 80 Or Polyoxyethylene (20) Sorbitan Monooleate, E433 433 Emulsifier, Thickener  Effects On The Body Including Reproductive System
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 ADHD, Asthma Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties
Potassium Acetate, Potassium Diacetate, E261   261 Food Acids Effects On The Body Including Cardiovascular System, Kidneys
Potassium Adipate 357 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Potassium Alginate 402 Vegetable Gum, Stabiliser, Thickener 
Potassium Aluminium Silicate, E555   555 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent
Potassium Ascorbate 303 Antioxidants
Potassium Benzoate 212 Preservatives Benzoates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Potassium Carbonates 501 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Stabiliser
Potassium Chloride 508 Mineral Salts, Gelling Agent
Potassium Citrate, Potassium Dihydrogen Citrate 332 Food Acids
Potassium Ferrocyanide  536 Anti-Caking Agent
Potassium Fumarate 366 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Potassium Gluconate 577 Mineral Salts, Stabiliser, Sequestrant
Potassium Hydrogen Sulphite 228 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Potassium Lactate 326 Food Acids
Potassium Malate 351 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Potassium Metabisulphite 224 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine
Potassium Nitrite 249 Preservatives Nitrates ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine
Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic, Monobasic, Tribasic 340 Mineral Salt, Acidity Regulator, Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Potassium Polymetaphosphate, Sodium Metaphosphate Insoluble, Sodium Polyphosphates Glassy   452 Mineral Salt, Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Potassium Propionate 283 Preservatives Propionates ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Headache & Migraine, Learning Difficulties
Potassium Pyrophosphate, Sodium Pyrophosphate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate 450 Mineral Salt, Emulsifier, Stabiliser, Acidity Regulator
Potassium Silicate 560 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent
Potassium Sodium Tartrate 337 Food Acids
Potassium Sorbate 202 Preservatives Sorbates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Potassium Sulphate 515 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator
Potassium Sulphite 225 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Headache & Migraine, Hyperactivity, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Potassium Tartrate, Potassium Acid Tartrate, Cream of Tartar 336 Food Acids
Potassium Tripolyphosphate, Sodium Tripolyphosphate 451 Mineral Salt, Acidity Regulator
Processed Eucheuma Seaweed (Pes), Semi-Refined Carrageenan  407 A Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent  Asthma Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Propane  944 Propellant (For Pressurised Food Containers)
Propionic Acid 280 Preservatives Propionates ADHD, Skin Issues Behavioural Problems, Headache & Migraine, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Propyl Gallate Dodecyl Gallate 310 Synthetic Anitoxidants Gallates Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Propylene Glycol   1520 Humectant Effects On The Body Including Immune System, Kidneys, Nervous System
Propylene Glycol Alginate 405 Vegetable Gum, Emulsifier, Thickener 
Propylene Glycol Esters Of Fatty Acids 477 Emulsifier
Propylparaben, Propyl P-Hydroxybenzoate, Propyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate 216 Preservatives Benzoates Asthma, Skin Issues, Reactive To Salicylates Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Proteases (Peptidase, Proteinase, Ficin, Papain, Bromelain)  1101 Enzyme, Stabiliser, Processing Aid, Flour Treatment Agent, Flavour Enhancer Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Quinoline Yellow FCF, D&C Yellow No. 10 104 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Rhodoxanthin  161 F Colouring *
Riboflavin, Lactoflavin, Vitamin B2, Yellow 101 Colouring
Rubixanthin 161 D Colouring *
Saccharin, Calcium Saccharin, Sodium Saccharin, Potassium Saccharin 954 Artificial Sweeteners Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Saffron, Crocetin, Crocin, Gardenia Yellow  164 Colouring Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions
Shellac, Bleached  904 Glazing Agent
Silicon Dioxide, Silica, Amorphous  551 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent
Silver, E174   174 Colouring Effects On The Body Including Kidneys
Socium Ascorbate 301 Antioxidants
Socium Diacetate 262 Food Acids
Sodium Acetate 263 Food Acids
Sodium Alginate 401 Vegetable Gum, Gelling Agent, Stabiliser, Thickener 
Sodium Aluminium Phosphate, Acidic, E541 541 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Emulsifier Effects On The Body Including Cardiovascular System, Kidneys
Sodium Aluminosilicate, Sodium Aluminium Silicate    554 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent Gastrointestinal Ailments, NEUrotoxic
Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Ethyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate, Sodium Propyl Para-Hydroxybenzoate 211 Preservatives Benzoates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sodium Bisulphite 222 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Bicarb Soda, Baking Soda, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate, Bicarbonate of Soda 500 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Anti-Caking Agent, Raising Agent
Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose E466 466 Thickener, Vegetable Gum, Stabiliser
Sodium Citrate, Sodium Dihydrogen Citrate 331 Food Acids
Sodium Erythorbate 316 Antioxidants
Sodium Ferrocyanide  535 Mineral Salts, Anti-Caking Agent
Sodium Fumarate 365 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Sodium Lactate 325 Food Acids
Sodium Lactylate, Sodium Oleyl Lactylate, Stearoyl Lactylate 481 Emulsifier
Sodium Malate, Sodium Hydrogen Malate 350 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator, Humectant
Sodium Metabisulphite, Sodium Hydrogen Sulphite 223 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine, Learning Difficulties
Sodium Nitrite 250 Preservatives Nitrates ADHD, Asthma Asthma, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headache & Migraine
Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic, Monobasic, Tribasic 339 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator, Emulsifier, Stabiliser Skin Issues Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sodium Propionate 281 Preservatives Propionates ADHD, Skin Issues Behavioural Problems, Headache & Migraine, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc), Sleep Disturbance
Sodium Sorbate 201 Preservatives Sorbates ADHD, Asthma Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions
Sodium Sulphate 514 Mineral Salts, Acidity Regulator
Sodium Sulphite 221 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Headache & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sodium Tartrates 335 Food Acids
Sorbic Acid 200 Preservatives Sorbates ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sorbitan Monostearate 491 Emulsifier
Sorbitan Tristearate 492 Emulsifier
Sorbitol, Sorbitol Syrup, Glucitol, Sorbogem, Sorbo, E420   420 Humectant, Sweetener  Gastrointestinal Ailments
Stannous Chloride, Tin (II) Chloride, E512, Tin Dichloride  512 Mineral Salts, Antioxidant Gastrointestinal Ailments, Headaches & Migraines
Starch Acetate Esterified With Acetic Anhydride   1420 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Starch Sodium Octenyl Succinate   1450 Stabiliser, Thickener Gluten Free
Stearic Acid Or Fatty Acid 570 Mineral Salts, Foaming Agent, Glazing Agent
Steviol Glycosides  960 Artificial Sweeteners
Succinic Acid 363 Food Acids, Acidity Regulator
Sucralose, Trichlorogalactosucrose 955 Artificial Sweeteners Skin Issues Headaches & Migraine, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate 444 Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Sucrose Esters Of Fatty Acids, E473  473 Emulsifier Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Gastrointestinal Ailments
Sulphur Dioxide 220 Preservatives Sulphites ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Gastrointestinal Ailments, Hayfever, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Tannins, Tannic Acid, Brown 181 Colouring *
Tara Gum 417 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Tartaric & Fatty Acid Esters Of Glycerol 472 D Emulsifier, Stabiliser
Tartaric Acid 334 Food Acids
Tartrazine, FD&C Yellow N0. 5, E102 102 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues 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 Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hypersensitive Reactions, Asthma,  Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)
Thaumatin 957 Artificial Sweetener, Flavour Enhancer
Titanium Dioxide, E170 171 Colouring
Tragacanth Gum 413 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Triethyl Citrate 1505 Anti-Foaming
Violoxanthin 161 E Colouring *
Xanthan Gum 415 Vegetable Gum, Stabilizer, Thickener, Gelling Agent 
Xylitol 967 Sweetener, Humectant, Stabiliser 
Yellow 2G 107 Artificial Colouring ADHD, Asthma, Skin Issues Allergic & Hyper-Sensitive Reactions, Asthma, Behavioural Problems, Hyperactivity, Learning Difficulties, Skin Ailments (Eczema, Dermatitis, Itching, Hives, Rash, etc)


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Research sources include:
 FEDUP.COM.AU EASYTOAVOID.COM WWW.TRUTHINLABELING.ORG EUPHORY.COM WWW.FOODSTANDARDS.GOV.AU THE CHEMICAL MAZE APP AND BOOK WWW.MBM.NET.AU