It is cherry-pink synthetic, primarily used for food coloring.

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

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E127 - Erythrosine: 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

E127 - Erythrosine: Suspected carcinogen, linked to thyroid abnormality, brain dsyfunction, hyperactivity, light sensitivity. Banned in Norway.

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Aggravates food intolerances - maybe

E127 - Erythrosine: Linked to hyperactivity. May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions. Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - maybe

E127 - Erythrosine: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions. Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Recommended for consumption by children - yes

E127 - Erythrosine: Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Aggravates food intolerances - maybe

E127 - Erythrosine: Linked to hyperactivity. May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions. Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - maybe

E127 - Erythrosine: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions. Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Linked to cancer - yes

E127 - Erythrosine: Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Red No. 3
Acid red 51 (c.i. 45430 (Na))
c.i. 45430 (Na)
Disodium 2-(2,4,5,7-tetraiodo-6-oxido-3-oxoxanthen-9-yl) benzoate (c.i. 45430 (Na))
Erythrosin B (c.i. 45430 (Na))
fd&c red 3
fd&c red no. 3 (c.i. 45430 (Na))
Food red 14

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
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: 16423-68-0
  • EINECS Number: 240-474-8
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