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Calcium Propionate

Alternate Names

Propanoic Acid, Sodium Propionate, Calcium Salt, Calcium Propanoate

Description

Calcium salt of propanoic acid. Used as a preservative and mold and fungus inhibitor.

Calcium Propionate - Quick Stats
Names

Propanoic Acid, Sodium Propionate, Calcium Salt, Calcium Propanoate

Allergy Information

Uses

Preservative, Antimicrobial

E-Number

E281, E282,E283

Additional Information

Some studies on children indicated negative health effects (irritability, restlessness, sleep issues). Not recommended for people with sodium sensitivity.



Found In

baked goods, processed cheese, chocolate products, poultry stuffing,

Possible Health Effects

May cause irritability, restlessness, sleep issues, headache, and upset stomach (especially in children).

Allergy Information

May cause allergic reaction in sensitive individuals

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