OBO ID: CHEBI:65256
Term Name: antimicrobial food preservative Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • antimicrobial food preservatives
  • antimicrobial preservative
  • antimicrobial preservatives
Definition: A food preservative which prevents decomposition of food by preventing the growth of fungi or bacteria. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted food preservatives are from E200 to E299, divided into sorbates (E200-209), benzoates (E210-219), sulfites (E220-229), phenols and formates (E230-239), nitrates (E240-259), acetates (E260-269), lactates (E270-279), propionates (E280-289) and others (E290-299).
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Ontology: Chebi
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