26 June 2019
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E104 – Quinoline Yellow

Number: E104

Name: Quinoline Yellow

Function: Colour

Description: yellow

Origin: synthetic azo dye

Application:

  • mainly as food pigment

Daily intake: up to 10mg/kg body weight

Side effects:

  • there are no side effects known in the concentrations used
  • E104 may act as a histamine liberator

Curiosities:

  • can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians
  • very soluble in water.