An initiative of :

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

E161c Cryptoxanthin

Natural colour, present in many plants. Commercially prepared from Physalis species.

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

Rarely used. If used only in confectionary.

Daily intake:
Up to 5 mg/kg bodyweight.

Side effects :
No side effects known. It has some vitamin A activity.

Dietary restrictions :
None, E161c can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians. is an initiative of Stichting Food-Info, The Netherlands

Free counters!