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E122 - Azorubine

Additives: E122 - Azorubine

Functions: Colour - Color

Azorubine is an azo dye produced as a disodium salt. In its dry form, the product appears red to maroon. It is mainly used in foods which are heat-treated after fermentation. It has E number E122. - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Scientific Opinion on the re-evaluationof Azorubine/Carmoisine -E 122- as a food additive (2009-11-12)

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