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See under sulphur dioxide.

The designation "E220" is used in the food industry within the European Union and "220" in the New World for the colourless, mucous membrane-irritating, pungent smelling and acid tasting, toxic gas. It is mainly produced during the combustion of sulphur-containing fossil fuels such as coal or petroleum products. It contributes significantly to air pollution and is the cause of "acid rain"(pH value for...

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