E700 — пищевая добавка, антибиотик: бацитрацин, bacitracin (Е700)

Bacitracin is an antibiotic produced by strains of the bacteria Bacillus subtilis. It is effective against some microorganisms. Common used for external application in the treatment of diseases of the skin, eyes or nose. May be designated inside by injections as intestinal antiseptic. The toxic effect has on the kidneys. Bacitracin is used only in case of ineffectiveness of other antibiotics. In food industry is registered as E700.

Trade names: Cicatrin, Polybactrin.

Common Uses

Bacitracin is used in human medicine as a polypeptide antibiotic and is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in chickens and turkeys.



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