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Showing 32 results for Ingredients starting with letter S
Ingredient
Status
Saccharine
Halal
Name : Saccharine
E-Code : E954
Status : Halal
Description
Saccharin is the oldest artificial sweetener, discovered in 1879. It is 300 times sweeter than table sugar. It has no caloric value. It is ideal for diabetics and those who want to cut down on caloric intake. This sweetener has been recently taken off the food industry's 'black list'. Officially, it is safe but it is still considered by many as detrimental.
Sodium acid pyro-phosphate
Halal
Name : Sodium acid pyro-phosphate
E-Code : E450
Status : Halal
Description
It used in a variety of food applications including as a leavening agent in baked goods, a water retention agent for cooked meat products, as a sequesterant (as in potato processing), buffer and as a scald agent (poultry).
Sodium alginate
Halal
Name : Sodium alginate
E-Code : E401
Status : Halal
Description
It is the sodium salt of alginic acid. Its form as a gum, when extracted from the cell walls of brown algae, is used by the foods industry to increase viscosity and as an emulsifier. It is also used in indigestion tablets.
Sodium ascorbate
Halal
Name : Sodium ascorbate
E-Code : E301
Status : Halal
Description
It is the sodium salt of ascorbic acid..It is a food additive serving as a preservative and colour fixative.
Sodium bicarbonate
Halal
Name : Sodium bicarbonate
E-Code : E500
Status : Halal
Description
The salt has many other names including sodium hydrogen carbonate and "sodium bicarb, " as well as baking soda, bread soda, saleratus, or bicarbonate of soda. Sodium bicarbonate is primarily used in cooking (baking) where it reacts with other components to release carbon dioxide, that helps dough "rise." The acidic compounds that induce this reaction include cream of tartar, lemon juice, yogurt, etc.
Sodium bisulfite
Halal
Name : Sodium bisulfite
E-Code : E222
Status : Halal
Description
It is a food preservative.
Sodium caseinate
Halal
Name : Sodium caseinate
E-Code : E469
Status : Halal
Description
Sodium caseinate is produced by reacting the acid casein with sodium hydroxide. Besides their nutrient value, casein proteins have many other uses. They are good emulsifiers, helping fats to stay suspended in water based products such as milkshakes, coffee creamers, and ice creams. They are also used as binders in processed meats (lunchmeats, sausages, etc.).
Sodium citrate
Halal
Name : Sodium citrate
E-Code : E331
Status : Halal
Description
It is the sodium salt of citric acid. It is chiefly used as a food additive, usually for flavor or as a preservative. Sodium citrate gives club soda both its sour and salty flavors. Sodium citrate is common in lemon-lime soft drinks, and it is partly what causes them to have their sour taste.
Sodium cyclamate
Halal
Name : Sodium cyclamate
E-Code : E952
Status : Halal
Description
Cyclamate is approved as a sweetener in more than 55 countries: for example, the brand-name beverage sweetener Sweet'N Low, which contains only dextrose, saccharin, cream of tartar and calcium silicate in the United States, contains cyclamate in Canada (where saccharin is banned except for diabetic usage).
Sodium hexameta phosphate
Halal
Name : Sodium hexameta phosphate
Status : Halal
Description
A Sequestrant and water blending agent.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
Halal
Name : Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
Status : Halal
Description
Both Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and its close relative Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) are commonly used in many soaps, shampoos, detergents, toothpastes and other products that we expect to "foam up". Both chemicals are very effective foaming agents, chemically known as surfactants.
Sodium metaphosphate
Halal
Name : Sodium metaphosphate
E-Code : E452
Status : Halal
Description
It is an insoluble mineral salt.
Sodium phosphate
Halal
Name : Sodium phosphate
E-Code : E339
Status : Halal
Description
Sodium salts of phosphoric acid, widely used in pharmaceutical manufacturing, medicine, and chemistry.
Sodium saccharin
Halal
Name : Sodium saccharin
E-Code : E954
Status : Halal
Description
It is the oldest artificial sweetening substance. The form used as an artificial sweetener is usually its sodium salt hence the name sodium saccharin.
Sorbic acid
Halal
Name : Sorbic acid
E-Code : E200
Status : Halal
Description
Sorbic acid is a polyunsaturated fat. It is used to inhibit molds, yeasts, and fungi in many foods, such as cheese and baked goods.
Sorbitol
Halal
Name : Sorbitol
E-Code : E420
Status : Halal
Description
Sorbitol is a sugar substitute often used in diet foods (including diet drinks) and sugar-free chewing gum. It also occurs naturally in many stone fruits. Sorbitol is also used in modern cosmetics as a humectant and thickener.
Soya Sauce
Halal
Name : Soya Sauce
Status : Halal
Description
soya sauce is a fermented sauce made from soybeans (soya beans), roasted grain, water and salt. The sauce, originating in China, is commonly used in East and Southeast Asian cuisine and appears in some Western cuisine dishes, especially as an ingredient in Worcestershire sauce.
Sperm oil
Halal
Name : Sperm oil
Status : Halal
Description
Sperm oil, liquid wax obtained from the sperm whale, or cachalot, and related marine mammals. The oil is an excellent lubricant, especially for watches and other delicate instruments, and is used as a dressing for leather, to protect plants from insects, in tempering steel, and in making soap.
Spermaceti
Halal
Name : Spermaceti
Status : Halal
Description
A solid waxy substance, separated from the oils obtained from the sperm whale and other marine mammals. A mixture of esters of fatty acids, it is composed chiefly of cetyl palmitate. It is used mostly in ointments and cosmetics and in fine candles and was widely employed formerly as the waterproofing medium for oilskins.
Stannous chloride
Halal
Name : Stannous chloride
E-Code : E512
Status : Halal
Description
Tin(II) chloride (stannous chloride) is a white crystalline solid widely used as a reducing agent. Stannous chloride is also added as a food additive with E number E512 to some canned and bottled foods, where it serves as a color-retention agent and antioxidant.
Sucralose
Halal
Name : Sucralose
E-Code : E955
Status : Halal
Description
Sucralose is an artificial sweetener known by the trade name Splenda. Sucralose can be found in more than 4, 500 food and beverage products. Sucralose is used as a replacement of, or in combination with other artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, acesulfame potassium or high-fructose corn syrup.
Sucrose acetate isobutyrate
Halal
Name : Sucrose acetate isobutyrate
E-Code : E444
Status : Halal
Description
Also known as SAIB it is used as a food additive in drink production. SAIB is a nice stabilizer, and it can adjust the relative density and increase the cloudness of soft drink. Therefore, it is wildly used as food emulsification essence. SAIB can also be used as additive in the lipstick, shampoo and other unctuous or colloidal cosmetic products.
Sweetener
Halal
Name : Sweetener
Status : Halal
Description
Substance that gives a sweet taste.
Shellac
Haram
Name : Shellac
E-Code : E904
Status : Haram
Description
Shellac is a brittle or flaky secretion of the lac insect Coccus lacca.It is used as an outer fruit coating to prevent post-harvest decay (e.g. apples); in dental technology it is used in the production of custom impression trays.
Sodium stearate
Mushbooh
Name : Sodium stearate
Status : Mushbooh
Description
Sodium stearate is one of the main compounds in common soap.It is uncertain wether the chemical itself is halal or haram.
Shortening
Depends
Name : Shortening
Status : Depends
Description
Shortening is a semisolid fat used in food preparation, especially baked goods.Both animal and vegetable shortenings are available.The term "shortening" can be used more broadly to apply to any fat, such as butter, lard, or margarine, used in baking, but as used in recipes it refers to a hydrogenated vegetable oil that is solid at room temperature hence one must confirm the source before eating.
Soap
Depends
Name : Soap
Status : Depends
Description
Soap is a surfactant used in conjunction with water for washing and cleaning. Soap is derived from either oils or fats. Sodium tallowate, a common ingredient in many soaps, is in fact derived from rendered beef fat which makes it haram.However, Soap can also be made of vegetable oils, such as olive oil.Vegetable oil based soaps are widely available in market.
Sorbitan monostearate
Depends
Name : Sorbitan monostearate
E-Code : E491
Status : Depends
Description
Sorbitan monostearate is an ester of sorbitan and stearic acid and is sometimes referred to as a synthetic wax. It is primarily used for emulsifying water and oils together. Sorbitan monostearate is used in manufacture of food and healthcare products, and is a nonionic surfactant with emulsifying, dispersing, and wetting properties.It's important to determine its source which could be both animal or vegetable.
Sour Cream Solids
Depends
Name : Sour Cream Solids
Status : Depends
Description
Commercial sour cream, is made out of heavy cream, and gets its characteristic tang from the lactic acid created by the bacteria. Sour cream often contains additional ingredients such as gelatin, rennin, and vegetable enzymes.One must make sure that the additional ingredient is halal or from a vegetable source.
Stearates
Depends
Name : Stearates
Status : Depends
Description
A salt or ester of stearic acid.It usually comes in the form of _calcium stearate_, and it is found in hard candies like Gobstoppers and Sweetarts as well as other places.Stearic acid present in it maybe derived from tallow, or animal fat hence making it haram to consume unless the animal is zabihah. Stearate is also used in vinyls (like car seats) and plastics.
Stearic Acid
Depends
Name : Stearic Acid
E-Code : E570
Status : Depends
Description
Stearic acid is prepared by treating animal fat with water at a high pressure and temperature, leading to the hydrolysis of triglycerides. It can also be obtained from the hydrogenation of some unsaturated vegetable oils. Common stearic acid is actually a mix of stearic acid and palmitic acid, although purified stearic acid is available separately.Depending on the source of this acid it maybe halal or haram.Stearic acid is useful as an ingredient in making candles, soaps, plastics, oil pastel, cosmetics and for softening rubber. Stearic acid is used to harden soaps, particularly those made with vegetable oil, that otherwise tend to be very soft.
Suet
Depends
Name : Suet
Status : Depends
Description
Suet is raw beef or mutton fat, especially the hard fat found around the loins and kidneys. The type sold in supermarkets is dehydrated suet.Vegetarian suet is readily available in supermarkets in the United Kingdom. It is made from fat such as palm oil combined with rice flour. It resembles shredded beef suet, and is used as a substitute in recipes.Vegetarian suet is halal to eat.Whereas, beef suet must be from a zabiha animal. Usually made from animal fat, vegetable versions are available.