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E150a - Plain caramel

Additives: E150a - Plain caramel

Functions: Colour - Color

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Scientific opinion on the re-evaluation of caramel colours -E 150 a,b,c,d- as food additives (2011-03-08)

High risk of over exposure
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has determined that some population groups have a high risk of consuming too much E150a - Plain caramel.

To evaluate your exposure to the E150a - Plain caramel food additive, you can browse our list of products that contain it. See the list of products with E150a - Plain caramel below.

  InfantsToddlersChildrenAdolescentsAdultsElderly
  < 11 to 23 to 910 to 1718 to 6465+
Most people
(over 50%)
 Groups with more than 50% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)Groups with more than 50% of members exceeding the acceptable daily intake (ADI)   
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) 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: Caramels, Caramel, Caramel E150a, caramel ordinaire, Plain caramel, caustic caramel, spirit caramel, Caramelo simple, caramelo cáustico, caramelo para licores, caramelo natural, E-150 a, Color Caramelo

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