What is Azodicarbonamide?

Azodicarbonamide also known as azobisformamide is a organic chemical that is often used as a flour bleaching agent or improving agent in food products. [1]

Azodicarbonamide Health Concerns

In the UK, the Health and Safety Executive has identified azodicarbonamide as a respiratory sensitiser (a possible cause of asthma) and determined that products should be labeled with "May cause sensitisation by inhalation. [1]