E925 — пищевая добавка, антифламинг, консервант: хлор, chlorine (Е925)

Chlorine is naturally found in nature in the earth and in seas and is part of common salt (sodium chloride). Commercially it is produced in various ways, one being from sodium chloride solution (brine). Chlorine is a strong oxidising, synthetically produced chemical that is used as a bleaching agent to whiten flour, and a dough strengthener to allow higher rising.

Destroys nutrients, listed carcinogen, in some areas tap water is contaminated with it, to make it 'safer' to drink. Typical products are flour products for bleaching, as a disinfectant, decolouriser and irritant poison. Toxic by inhalation, ingestion and through skin contact. Inhalation can cause serious lung damage and may be fatal. 1000ppm (0.1%) is likely to be fatal after a few deep breaths, and half that concentration fatal after a few minutes. May irritate or burn skin.

Common Uses

Used in flour products, and breads.

 
 

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