Vitamin C can promote the conversion of sodium benzoate, a preservative, to benzene, a toxic chemical. Should you be worried about consuming products such as lemon juice (a source of vitamin C) preserved with sodium benzoate? Find out in the Preservatives section of our article about Inactive Ingredients.
Find out which food colorants appear to increase staining of the teeth in the Coloring Agents section of our Inactive Ingredients Review.
Acesulfame potassium is a sweetener in some of the products that we have tested. A CL member asked if it can cause cancer. Find out in the Sweetening agents section of our Inactive Ingredients/Excipients in Supplements Review Article.