colour used in sweets, drinks and condiments, medications and cosmetics,
A red synthetic azo dye introduced in the early eighties to replace
Amaranth, E123, in the United States of America
where E123 is prohibited.
have slightly less allergy/intolerance reaction by aspirin intolerant
people and asthmatics than most of the azo dyes, although those with
skin sensitivities should be careful. Allura red has also been connected
with cancer in mice.
recommended for consumption by children.
Banned in Denmark, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria