What is it?
Sodium disulphite is used as a preservative in some food products and may be used as a bleaching agent. It is also used in as a disinfectant and antioxidant.

How can I avoid it?
Contact avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacture.

Uses:
  • Alcohol
  • Onion
  • Baked goods
  • Fruit juices
  • Potato products
  • Disinfectant
  • Antioxidant
  • Food canning
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Hair waving agent
  • Leather processing
  • Textile and pulp processing

Other names for Sodium Disulphite:
  • Disodium disulphite
  • Disodium metabisulfite
  • Disodium pyrosulfite
  • Sodium disulfite
  • Sodium Metabisulfite
  • Sodium pyrosulfite
  • Sodium hydrogen sulfite

How safe is it?

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