17 relations: Acceptable daily intake, British Pharmacopoeia, Cosmetics, E number, Emulsion, Ester, Food, Food Standards Agency, Pesticide, Plastic, Polysorbate, Sorbitan, Sorbitan tristearate, Sorbitol, Stearic acid, Surfactant, Yeast.
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.
The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is the national pharmacopoeia of the United Kingdom.
Cosmetics are substances or products used to enhance or alter the appearance of the face or fragrance and texture of the body.
E numbers are codes for substances that are permitted to be used as food additives for use within the European Union and EFTA.
An emulsion is a mixture of two or more liquids that are normally immiscible (unmixable or unblendable).
In chemistry, an ester is a chemical compound derived from an acid (organic or inorganic) in which at least one –OH (hydroxyl) group is replaced by an –O–alkyl (alkoxy) group.
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism.
The Food Standards Agency is a non-ministerial government department of the Government of the United Kingdom.
Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests, including weeds.
Plastic is material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects.
Polysorbates are a class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals and food preparation.
Sorbitan is a mixture of isomeric organic compounds derived from the dehydration of sorbitol and is an intermediate in the conversion of sorbitol to isosorbide.
Sorbitan tristearate is a nonionic surfactant.
Sorbitol, less commonly known as glucitol, is a sugar alcohol with a sweet taste which the human body metabolizes slowly.
Stearic acid is a saturated fatty acid with an 18-carbon chain and has the IUPAC name octadecanoic acid.
Surfactants are compounds that lower the surface tension (or interfacial tension) between two liquids, between a gas and a liquid, or between a liquid and a solid.
Yeasts are eukaryotic, single-celled microorganisms classified as members of the fungus kingdom.