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E133 - Brilliant blue FCF

Additives: E133 - Brilliant blue FCF

Functions: Colour - Color

Brilliant Blue FCF -Blue 1- is an organic compound classified as a triarylmethane dye and a blue azo dye, reflecting its chemical structure. Known under various commercial names, it is a colorant for foods and other substances. It is denoted by E number E133 and has a color index of 42090. It has the appearance of a blue powder. It is soluble in water, and the solution has a maximum absorption at about 628 nanometers. - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Scientific Opinion on the re‐evaluation of Brilliant Blue FCF -E 133- as a food additive (2010/11/22)

Moderate risk of over exposure
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has determined that some population groups have a moderate risk of consuming too much E133 - Brilliant blue FCF.

To evaluate your exposure to the E133 - Brilliant blue FCF food additive, you can browse our list of products that contain it. See the list of products with E133 - Brilliant blue FCF below.

  InfantsToddlersChildrenAdolescentsAdultsElderly
  < 11 to 23 to 910 to 1718 to 6465+
Most people
(over 50%)
      
Some people
(over 5%)
 Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 5% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)   

Risk of exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI) : Risk of exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)

Names: Bleu brillant FCF, C.I. Acid Blue 9, C.I. Food Blue 2, Blue 2 lake, Blue 2, CI 42090, C-Blau 21, Erioglaucin A, Blue 1, Brilliant Blue FCF, bleu brillant, FD&C Blue No.1, FD&C Blue #1, BB FCF, Acid Blue 9, D&C Blue No. 4, Alzen Food Blue No. 1, Atracid Blue FG, Erioglaucine, Eriosky blue, Patent Blue AR, Xylene Blue VSG, CAS 25305-78-6, CAS 2650-18-2, CAS 3844-45-9, CAS 71701-18-3, CAS 15792-67-3

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