Green S is a green synthetic coal tar triarylmethane dye with the molecular formula C27H25N2O7S2Na.

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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 Green S
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Green S
Japan
Unknown None
Philippines
Not Permitted
Austria
Approved Green S
Belgium
Approved Green S
Bulgaria
Approved Green S
Cyprus
Approved Green S
Czech Republic
Approved Green S
Denmark
Approved Green S
Estonia
Approved Green S
Finland
Approved Green S
France
Approved Green S
Germany
Approved Green S
Greece
Approved Green S
Hungary
Approved Green S
Ireland
Approved Green S
Italy
Approved Green S
Latvia
Approved Green S
Lithuania
Approved Green S
Luxembourg
Approved Green S
Malta
Approved Green S
Netherlands
Approved Green S
Poland
Approved Green S
Portugal
Approved Green S
Romania
Approved Green S
Slovakia
Approved Green S
Slovenia
Approved Green S
Spain
Approved Green S
Sweden
Approved Green S
United Kingdom
Approved Green S
Australia
Approved Green S
New Zealand
Approved Green S

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E142 - Green S: From the Food Intolerance Network fact-sheet titled 'How to start failsafe eating: a step by step guide'.

Food Intolerance Network

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E142 - Green S: Hypersensitivity, allergic reactions, asthmatics should avoid. Banned in USA, Sweden, Norway, UK.

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Aggravates food intolerances - maybe

E142 - Green S: Linked to hyperactivity.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E142 - Green S: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

CI (1975) No. 44090
CI Food Green 4
Food Green S
Acid green 50 (c.i. 44090)
c.i. 44090
Food green 4
Food green S
Green S
Hydrogen (4-(4-(dimethyl amino)-alpha-(2-hydroxy-3,6-disulfonato-1-naphthyl)benzylidene) cyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-ylidene)dimethyl ammonium monosodium salt
Lissamine green b (c.i. 44090)

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Guide
UK Food Standards Agency
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: 3087-16-9
  • EINECS Number: 221-409-2
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