It is a red to maroon powder. It is used for the purposes where the food is heat-treated after fermentation.

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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

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 Azorubine; Carmoisine
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Philippines
Approved Azorubine
Japan
Unknown None
Austria
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Belgium
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Bulgaria
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Cyprus
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Czech Republic
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Denmark
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Estonia
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Finland
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
France
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Germany
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Greece
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Hungary
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Ireland
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Italy
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Latvia
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Lithuania
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Luxembourg
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Malta
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Netherlands
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Poland
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Portugal
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Romania
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Slovakia
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Slovenia
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Spain
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Sweden
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
United Kingdom
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
Australia
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine
New Zealand
Approved Azorubine; Carmoisine

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E122 - Azorubine (Carmoisine): 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

E122 - Azorubine (Carmoisine): Suspected carcinogen, mutagen, skin rashes, oedema, hyperactivity. Banned in Sweden, USA, Austria and Norway.

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E122 - Azorubine (Carmoisine): Linked to hyperactivity.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E122 - Azorubine (Carmoisine): May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Linked to cancer - maybe

E122 - Azorubine (Carmoisine): Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Carmoisine
Acid red 14 (c.i. 14720)
c.i. 14720
Chromotrope FB (c.i. 14720)
CI food red 3
Disodium (3E)-4-oxo-3-[(4-sulfonatonaphthalen-1-yl)hydrazinylidene]naphthalene-1-sulfonate
Disodium 4-hydroxy-3-((4-sulfonatonaphthyl)azo) naphthalene sulfonate (c.i. 14720)
Mordant blue 79 (c.i. 14720)

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
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: 3567-69-9
  • EINECS Number: 222-657-4
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