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The Preservatives in Food Regulations 1989

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PART IPermitted Preservatives

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Permitted preservative specified in Schedule 2Serial NumberAlternative form in which the permitted preservative may be used (to be calculated as the permitted preservative shown in column 1)Serial Number
Sorbic acidE200Sodium sorbateE201
Potassium sorbateE202
Calcium sorbateE203
Benzoic acidE210Sodium benzoateE211
Potassium benzoateE212
Calcium benzoateE213
Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoateE214Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, sodium saltE215
Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoateE216Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, sodium saltE217
Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoateE218Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, sodium saltE219
Sulphur dioxideE220Sodium sulphiteE221
Sodium hydrogen sulphiteE222
Sodium metabisulphiteE223
Potassium metabisulphiteE224
Calcium sulphiteE226
Calcium hydrogen sulphiteE227
Potassium bisulphiteE228
BiphenylE230
2-HydroxybiphenylE231Sodium biphenyl-2-yl oxideE232
2-(Thiazol-4-yl) benzimidazoleE233
HexamineE239
Sodium nitriteE250Potassium nitriteE249
Sodium nitrateE251Potassium nitrateE252
Propionic acidE280Sodium propionateE281
Calcium propionateE282
Potassium propionateE283
Nisin234

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