OBO ID: CHEBI:77974
Term Name: food packaging gas Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • food packaging gases
Definition: A food additive that is a (generally inert) gas which is used to envelop foodstuffs during packing and so protect them from unwanted chemical reactions such as food spoilage or oxidation during subsequent transport and storage. The term includes propellant gases, used to expel foods from a container.
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Ontology: Chebi
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