Orange-red powder or granules.

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The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Colour - Adds or restores the colour of a food

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Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Matching Terms Not Found
European Union
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Sunset yellow FCF
Philippines
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF
Japan
Unknown None
Austria
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Belgium
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Bulgaria
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Cyprus
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Czech Republic
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Denmark
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Estonia
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Finland
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
France
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Germany
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Greece
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Hungary
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Ireland
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Italy
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Latvia
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Lithuania
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Luxembourg
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Malta
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Netherlands
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Poland
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Portugal
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Romania
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Slovakia
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Slovenia
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Spain
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Sweden
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
United Kingdom
Approved Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S
Australia
Approved Sunset yellow FCF
New Zealand
Approved Sunset yellow FCF

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E110 - Sunset yellow FCF: From the Food Intolerance Network fact-sheet titled 'How to start failsafe eating: a step by step guide'.

Food Intolerance Network

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E110 - Sunset yellow FCF: Suspected carcinogen, allergies, hyperactivity, upset stomach, skin rashes, kidney tumours, chromosomal damage. Banned in Norway

Additive Alert

Halal - yes

E110 - Sunset yellow FCF: Color It is a chemical dye and it is Halal as dry powder. Only 2% of it is not soluble in water.

Muslim Consumer Group

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E110 - Sunset yellow FCF: The colouring has also been linked to hyperactivity.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E110 - Sunset yellow FCF: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Linked to cancer - yes

E110 - Sunset yellow FCF: Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Orange Yellow S
CI (1975) No. 15985
CI Food Yellow 3
Orange Yellow S
Disodium (5E)-6-oxo-5-[(4-sulfonatophenyl)hydrazinylidene]naphthalene-2-sulfonate
Disodium 6-hydroxy-5-((4-sulfonatophenyl)azo)naphthalene-2-sulfonate (c.i. 15985)
Fd&c yellow no. 6
Food yellow 3
Food yellow 6
Sunset yellow (c.i. 15985)

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Guide
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Wikipedia

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

  • CAS Number: 2783-94-0
  • EINECS Number: 220-491-7
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