Ethyl 4-Hydroxybenzoate (E214) – Overview, Uses, Side Effects & More

Additive Summary Ethyl 4-Hydroxybenzoate (E214)
Essence Ethyl 4-Hydroxybenzoate is a paraben used sometimes in food to prevent mold, yeast, and fungi.
Names Ethylparaben, Solbrol A, Sodium ethyl para-hydroxybenzoate, Ethyl-para-hydroxybenzoate, Ripagin A, Sodium Salt of Ethylparaben, E214, Ethyl 4-Hydroxybenzoate, and others.
Sourcing  Unknown.
Manufacturing Unknown.
Application Preservative (synthetic, water-insoluble).
Acceptable Daily Intake It’s said not to be damaging in amounts up to 10 milligrams for every kilogram of body weight. But that is likely void of reality.
Side Effects It can mess with fertility and cause cancer. And there are other dangers that come with parabens like allergic reactions, developmental issues, and messing with hormones among other things (as well as the already mentioned outcomes).
Benefits None.
Studies 30+ studies on Pubmed. Less than 5 studies on safety.
Allergens None.
Diet Restrictions None.
Health Knight Assessment (Extremely) Likely Harmful. | Category 4 Additive.
Products Not many products use it. It can be found with canned pork and other meats, biscuits, and some other products. It is most often found in creams and lotions (skincare products).

Ethyl 4-Hydroxybenzoate (E214) Side Effects Are Very Possible This Preservative Can Be Present In Ham

It Is Also Possible With BiscuitsVarious Canned Food Can Have The Ethylparaben Too

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