E128 - Red 2G

Functions: Colour

Red 2G is a synthetic red azo dye. It is soluble in water and slightly soluble in glycerol. It usually comes as a disodium salt of 8-acetamido-1-hydroxy-2-phenylazonaphthalene-3‚6 disulfonate. - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food on the food colour Red 2G -E128- based on a request from the Commission related to the re-evaluation of all permitted food additives (2007-07-16)

Names: Rouge 2G, CI Food Red 10, Azogéranine, CI No. 18050, CAS 3734-67-6, Red 2G, C.I. 18050, Azophloxine, Azofloxin, Amidonaphthol red G, Acid Red 1, CI Acid Red 1, D&C Red 11, Azo Geranine 2G

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