Blue 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

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

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E132 - Indigotine (Indigo carmine): 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

E132 - Indigotine (Indigo carmine): Suspected carcinogen,linked to hyperactivity, nausea, breathing difficulty, skin reactions, blood pressure. Banned in Norway.

Additive Alert

Halal - maybe

E132 - Indigotine (Indigo carmine): Color It is used to be extracted from plant but now it is synthetically produced and It is Halal if synthetically produced from Halal sources. Liquid for requires solvent, liquid for is Halal only if Halal solvent are used.

Muslim Consumer Group

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E132 - Indigotine (Indigo carmine): Linked to hyperactivity.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E132 - Indigotine (Indigo carmine): May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Linked to cancer - maybe

E132 - Indigotine (Indigo carmine): Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

CI Food Blue 1
CI (1975) No. 73015
FD&C Blue No. 2
Indigo Carmine

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 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.

Supplier Country
Bronson and Jacobs PTY. Limited Bronson and Jacobs PTY. Limited
Australia
Orica Orica
Australia and New Zealand

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