23 May 2019
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    E131 – Patent Blue V

    Number: E131 Name: Patent Blue V Other names: Cl 42051, Food Blue 5, Sulphan Blue, Acid Blue 3, L-Blau 3, C-Blau 20, Patentblau, Sky Blue Function: Colour Description: blue colour Origin: Synthetic dye Application it isn’t widely used  but in
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    E129 – Allura Red

    Number: E129 Name: Allura Red Other names: Cl 16035, Red No. 17, FD&C Red 40 Function: Colour Description: red colour Origin: Synthetic azo dye Application restricted use in confectionery and meat products Daily intake: up to 7 mg/kg
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    E128 – Red 2G

    Number: E128 Name: Red 2G Other names: Cl 18050, Red No. 10 Function: Colour Description: red colour Origin: Synthetic azo dyee128 Application restricted use in confectionery and meat products Daily intake: up to 0,1 mg/kg body weight Side effects:
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    E127 – Erythrosine

    Number: E127 Name: Erythrosine Other names: Cl 45430, Red No. 3 Function: Colour Description: red colour Origin: Synthetic iodine-containing red dye Application food colouring (sweets, candies and popsicle, cake-decorating gels) printing ink biological stain dental plaque disclosing agent
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    E124 – Ponceau 4R

    Number: E124 Name: Ponceau 4R Other names: Food Red 7, Cl 16255, Cochineal Red A, CI Acid Red 18, Brilliant Scarlet 3R, Brilliant Scarlet 4R, New Coccine Function: Colour Description: red colour (strawberry red) Origin: synthetic azo
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    E123 – Amaranth

    Number: E123 Name: Amaranth Other names: Food Red 9, Cl 16185, FD&C Red No.2, Acid Red 27, Azorubin S Function: Colour Description: is a dark red to purple colour Origin: synthetic azo dye Application: cosmetics (lipstick, rouge) sometimes
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    E122 – Azorubine

    Number: E122 Name: Azorubine Other names: Food Red, Cl 14720 Function: Colour Description: red colour Origin: synthetic azo dye Application: In the EU E122 is authorised for use: in certain foods and beverages (cheese, dried fruit, some alcoholic beverage)
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    E120 – Carmine, Carminic acid, Cochineal

    Number: Name E120(i) – Carmine E120(ii) Cochineal extract Other names: Cl 75470 Function: Colour Description: red colour Origin: Natural red food colour isolated from the insects Dactylopius coccus, living on different species of succulents. E120(i) is
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    E110 – Sunset yellow

    Number: E107 Name: Sunset Yellow Other names: Food Yellow 3, Cl 15985 Function: Colour Description: yellow colour Origin: Synthetic azo dye Application: in food (for example it is used in candy, desserts, snacks, sauces, and preserved fruits)
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    E107 – Yellow 2G

    Number: E107 Name: Yellow 2G Function: Colour Description: yellow colour Origin: Synthetic azo dye Application: yellow food colour Daily intake: no determined Side effects: it appears to cause allergic or intolerant reactions, particularly amongst those with

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