Recent Examples of sulfite from the Web
Winemakers also use sulfites to maintain freshness and prevent oxidation.
The addition of sulfites, used as a preservative, must be listed on the label in order to notify individuals who might be allergic, yet more than 60 different additives can legally be used without being disclosed.
Quality soaps, bath bombs, lip balms, lotions, shampoos and conditioners are natural, paraben- and sulfite-free and all made in house.
There can be other serious risks that require immediate care, like hives, swelling or shortness of breath, and allergic reactions that can be life threatening in people who are sensitive to sulfite.
One of his goals is to reduce the amount of sulfites in his wine.
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Origin and Etymology of sulfite
French sulfite, alteration of sulfate
First Known Use: 1788See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of sulfite
: a salt or ester of sulfurous acid
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