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E110 - Sunset yellow FCF

Functions: Colour

Sunset Yellow FCF -also known as Orange Yellow S, or C.I. 15985- is a petroleum-derived orange azo dye with a pH dependent maximum absorption at about 480 nm at pH 1 and 443 nm at pH 13 with a shoulder at 500 nm. When added to foods sold in the US it is known as FD&C Yellow 6; when sold in Europe, it is denoted by E Number E110. - Wikipedia

EFSA evaluation: Reconsideration of the temporary ADI and refined exposure assessment for Sunset Yellow FCF -E110- (2014-07-15)

Names: Jaune orangé S, Jaune soleil FCF, Sunset yellow FCF, C16H10N2Na2O7S2, C16H10N2Ca2O7S2, C16H10N2K2O7S2, CI 15985, C.I. 15985, 6-hydroxy-5-[(4-sulfonatophényl)azo]naphtalène-2-sulfonate de disodium, C.I. Food Yellow 3, CAS 2783-94-0, SEL DISODIQUE DE L'ACIDE HYDROXY-6 ((SULFOPHENYL-4)AZO)-5 NAPHTALENE SULFONIQUE-2, Gelborange S, 2-Hydroxy-1-(4-Sulfonato-Phenylazo)-6-Naphthalin-Sulfonat, Sunset Yellow, Sunset Yellow FCF, FD & C Yellow No.6, FD and C Yellow No. 6, 6-hydroxy-5-((p-sulfophenyl)azo)-2-naphthalenesulfonic acid disodium salt, 6-Hydroxy-5-(4-sulfophenylazo)-2-naphthalenesulfonic acid trisodium salt, Gelborange-S, Sunsetgelb FCF, 6-Hydroxy-5-(4-sulfophenylazo)-naphthalin- 2-sulfonsäure-Dinatriumsalz, Amarillo crepúsculo, Amarillo ocaso, Amarillo n° 6, Zonnegeel FCF, Oranjegeel S, Crelborange S, Colorant alimentaire jaune CI n°3