It has the appearance of a dark red powder.

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

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E129 - Allura red AC: 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

E129 - Allura red AC: Suspected carcinogen, skin rashes, hypersensitivity. Banned in Denmark, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Norway.

Additive Alert

Halal - no

E129 - Allura red AC: It is a red azo dye used for color in foods. Since it is soluble in water, both dry or liquid forms are Halal.

Muslim Consumer Group

Aggravates food intolerances - maybe

E129 - Allura red AC: Linked to hyperactivity.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - maybe

E129 - Allura red AC: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Linked to cancer - maybe

E129 - Allura red AC: Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

FD&C Red #40
Allura Red
Food Red 17
C.I. 16035
allura red AC
Curry red
Disodium 6-hydroxy-5-((2-methoxy-4-sulfonato-m-tolyl)azo)naphthalene-2-sulfonate
Disodium 6-hydroxy-5-((2-methoxy-4-sulfonato-meta-tolyl)azo)naphthalene-2-sulfonate
fd&c red no. 40
fd&c red no. 40 (c.i. 16035)

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
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: 25956-17-6
  • EINECS Number: 247-368-0
Supplier Country
Bronson and Jacobs PTY. Limited Bronson and Jacobs PTY. Limited
Australia
Nuplex Nuplex
Australia

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