Food Additives Full List by Name

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Name Number Group Best to Avoid If  Possible Symptoms Extra Info
Acesulphame Potassium 950  950 Artificial sweetners
 4-Hexylresorcinol, E586  586  Antioxidant
 Gastrointestinal ailments
 A-Tocopherol, Dl-A-Tocopherol  307  Antioxidants
 Acacia, Gum Arabic  414  Stabilizer, thickener*
 Acetic Acid  260  Food acids
 Acetic & Fatty Acid Esters of Glycerol  472A  Emulsifier, stabiliser
 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  Gelling agent, stabiliser, thickener*
 Alginic Acid  400  Stabiliser, thickener*
 Alitame  956  Artificial sweeteners
 Alkaline Treated Starch  1402  Stabiliser, thickener  Gluten free
 Alkanet or Alkannin  103  Colouring  Reactive to salicylates, amines &
 Concentrated natural colours can
be high in salicylates, amines or