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E142: Brilliant green BS

CI 44090, Green S, Food Green 4, Food Green S

Origin:
Synthetic green colour.

Function & characteristics:
Green food colour. E142 is soluble in water, but unstable in acid or alkaline solutions.

Products:
Many products.

Daily intake:
Up to 5 mg/kg body weight.

Side effects:
Very few side effects are known. In some cases allergies or anaemia have been reported.

Dietary restrictions:
None; E142 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

 



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