E252 (E 200-299 Preservatives)
Warning : Can cause problems in the reproductive system, hyperactivity in children, potentially carcinogenic, may interact with other substances in the stomach to form nitrosamine. It is recommended to avoid it. Banned in many countries.
Comment : Can be isolated from animal carcasses or plants. Used as an explosive production of fertilizers and as a preservative in meat. Can lead to hyperactivity. Potential carcinogen. In some countries its use is restricted