An initiative of :

Stichting Food-Info> E-numbers > E100-200

E107: Yellow 2G

Food Yellow 5, Acid yellow 17

Synthetic azo dye. See here for a background on azo dyes.

Function & characteristics:
Yellow food colour. Very soluble in water.


Daily intake:
No ADI determined.

Side effects:
Since it is an azo dye, E107 is implicated in allergies, hyperactivity and asthma. Use is limited and the colour may be banned in the near future.

Dietary restrictions:
None; E107 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.





European Masters Degree in Food Studies - an Educational Journey

Master in Food Safety Law is an initiative of Stichting Food-Info, The Netherlands

Free counters!