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E160f: Ethyl-ß-apo-8'-carotenate (ethyl ester of ß-apo-8'-carotenic acid)

CI 40825

Natural colour, present in many plants. It is made commercially from E160e or isolated from plants.

Function & characteristics:
Dark red food colour, which is slightly soluble in water.

Many different products.

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

Side effects:
No side effects known.

Dietary restrictions:
None; E160f can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.



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