E420 (E 400-499 Tires, thickeners, stabilizers and emulsifiers)
Group : Suspicious
Warning : Laxative effect!
Comment : Sweetener which is prepared by a synthetic route from glucose or fruit. Used in sucking sweets, dried fruits, confectionery, sweets, low calorie foods, medicinal syrups, drops, and is one of the most commonly used preservatives in cosmetics. Can cause digestive disorders.