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Sodium benzoate has the chemical formula NaC7H5O2; it is a widely used food preservative, with an E number of E211. [1]

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Acceptable daily intake

Acceptable daily intake or ADI is a measure of the amount of a specific substance (originally applied for a food additive, later also for a residue of a veterinary drug or pesticide) in food or drinking water that can be ingested (orally) on a daily basis over a lifetime without an appreciable health risk.

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Ammonia or azane is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.

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The apple tree (Malus domestica) is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple.

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Ascorbic acid

Ascorbic acid is a naturally occurring organic compound with antioxidant properties.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, similar to hyperkinetic disorder in the ICD-10) is a neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorder in which there are significant problems with executive functions (e.g., attentional control and inhibitory control) that cause attention deficits, hyperactivity, or impulsiveness which is not appropriate for a person's age.

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Bacteriostatic agent

A bacteriostatic agent or bacteriostat, abbreviated Bstatic, is a biological or chemical agent that stops bacteria from reproducing, while not necessarily killing them otherwise.

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Benzene is an important organic chemical compound with the chemical formula C6H6.

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Benzoic acid

Benzoic acid, C7H6O2 (or C6H5COOH), is a colorless crystalline solid and a simple aromatic carboxylic acid.

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British Pharmacopoeia

The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is an annual published collection of quality standards for UK medicinal substances.

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Carbonic acid

Carbonic acid is a chemical compound with the chemical formula H2CO3 (equivalently OC(OH)2).

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A carcinogen is any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that is an agent directly involved in causing cancer.

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The domestic cat (Felis catus or Felis silvestris catus) is a small, usually furry, domesticated, and carnivorous mammal.

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Chemical formula

A chemical formula is a way of expressing information about the proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound, using a single line of chemical element symbols, numbers, and sometimes also other symbols, such as parentheses, dashes, brackets, commas and plus (+) and minus (−) signs.

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Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum that is used in both sweet and savoury foods.

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Citric acid

Citric acid is a weak organic acid with the formula C6H8O7.

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Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum.

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A condiment is a spice, sauce, or other food preparation that is added to food to impart a particular flavor, to enhance its flavor, or in some cultures, to complement the dish.

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Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium.

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E number

E numbers are codes for substances that can be used as food additives for use within the European Union and Switzerland.

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Effervescence is the escape of gas from an aqueous solution and the foaming or fizzing that results from a release of the gas.

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European Parliament Committee on Constitutional Affairs

The Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO) is a committee of the European Parliament dealing with institutional matters such as the Treaties of the European Union and the Parliament's rules of procedure.

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European Pharmacopoeia

The European Pharmacopoeia (Pharmacopoea Europaea, Ph. Eur.) is a published collection of monographs that describe both the individual and general quality standards for ingredients, dosage forms and methods of analysis for medicines.

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Fanta is a global brand of fruit-flavored carbonated soft drinks created by The Coca-Cola Company.

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Fermentation in food processing

Fermentation in food processing is the conversion of carbohydrates to alcohols and carbon dioxide or organic acids using yeasts, bacteria, or a combination thereof, under anaerobic conditions.

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Fireworks are a class of explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic, cultural, and religious purposes.

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Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

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Food coloring

Food coloring, or color additive, is any dye, pigment or substance that imparts color when it is added to food or drink.

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Food preservation

Food preservation involves preventing the growth of bacteria, fungi (such as yeasts), or other micro-organisms (although some methods work by introducing benign bacteria or fungi to the food), as well as retarding the oxidation of fats that cause rancidity.

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Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency is a non-ministerial government department of the Government of the United Kingdom.

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Fungistatics are anti-fungal agents that inhibit the growth of fungus (without killing the fungus).

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Generally recognized as safe

Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) is an American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designation that a chemical or substance added to food is considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements.

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Glucose is a sugar with the molecular formula C6H12O6.

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The greengages, are a group of cultivars of the common European plum.

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Hippuric acid

Hippuric acid (Gr. hippos, horse, ouron, urine) is a carboxylic acid found in the urine of horses and other herbivores.

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Hyperammonemia (or hyperammonaemia) is a metabolic disturbance characterised by an excess of ammonia in the blood.

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Intracellular pH

All cells contain an intracellular fluid whose pH value is known as the intracellular pH (pHi).

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Japanese Pharmacopoeia

The is the official Pharmacopoeia of Japan.

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Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology

The Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research on the intersection of immunology, pharmacology, and neuroscience as they relate to each other.

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A mouse (plural: mice) is a small rodent characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, a body-length scaly tail and a high breeding rate.

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Oasis (drink)

Oasis is a non-carbonated bottled soft drink, a product of Orangina Schweppes.

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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (PD, also known as idiopathic or primary parkinsonism, hypokinetic rigid syndrome (HRS), or paralysis agitans) is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system mainly affecting the motor system.

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Phosphofructokinase is a kinase enzyme that phosphorylates fructose 6-phosphate in glycolysis.

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Pickling is the process of preserving or expanding the lifespan of food by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or immersion in vinegar.

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Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale

The PANSS or the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale is a medical scale used for measuring symptom severity of patients with schizophrenia.

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Potassium benzoate

Potassium benzoate (E212), the potassium salt of benzoic acid, is a food preservative that inhibits the growth of mold, yeast and some bacteria.

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A prune is a dried plum of any cultivar, mostly Prunus domestica or European Plum.

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Pyridine is a basic heterocyclic organic compound with the chemical formula C5H5N.

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Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents of the superfamily Muroidea.

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Salt (chemistry)

In chemistry, a salt is an ionic compound that results from the neutralization reaction of an acid and a base.

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Schizophrenia is a mental disorder often characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to recognize what is real.

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Sigma-Aldrich Corporation is an American life science and high technology company with over 9,600 employees and operations in 40 countries.

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Sodium carbonate

Sodium carbonate (also known as washing soda, soda ash and soda crystals), Na2CO3, is the water-soluble sodium salt of carbonic acid.

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Sodium hydroxide

Sodium hydroxide (NaOH), also known as lye and caustic soda, is an inorganic compound.

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Sprite (soft drink)

Sprite is a colorless, lemon and lime flavored, caffeine-free soft drink, created by the Coca-Cola Company.

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Therapeutic Goods Administration

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is the regulatory body for therapeutic goods (including medicines, medical devices, gene technology, and blood products) in Australia.

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United States Pharmacopeia

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) publishes an official compendium in a combined volume with the National Formulary as the USP-NF.

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Urea or carbamide is an organic compound with the chemical formula CO(NH2)2.

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Urea cycle disorder

A urea cycle disorder or urea cycle defect is a genetic disorder caused by a deficiency of one of the enzymes in the urea cycle which is responsible for removing ammonia from the blood stream.

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Vinegar is a liquid consisting mainly of acetic acid (CH3COOH) and water.

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Water (chemical formula: H2O) is a transparent fluid which forms the world's streams, lakes, oceans and rain, and is the major constituent of the fluids of organisms.

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Whistle mix

Whistle mix is a general term to refer to any pyrotechnic composition that emits a whistling sound when pressed into a tube and ignited.

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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health.

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Benzoate of soda, C6H5COOHNa, C6h5coona, E 211, E211, NaC6H5CO2, Sodium Benzoate.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_benzoate

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