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E104 - Quinoline yellow

Additives: E104 - Quinoline yellow

Functions: Colour - Color

Quinoline Yellow WS is a mixture of organic compounds derived from the dye Quinoline Yellow SS -Spirit Soluble-. Owing to the presence of sulfonate groups, the WS dyes are water-soluble -WS-. It is a mixture of disulfonates -principally-, monosulfonates and trisulfonates of 2--2-quinolyl-indan-1‚3-dione with a maximum absorption wavelength of 416 nm.p. 119 - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Scientific Opinion on the re-evaluation of Quinoline Yellow -E 104- as a food additive (2009-11-12)

Names: Jaune de quinoléine, colorant alimentaire jaune CI n°13, CI 47005

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