Uses: Typical products that include Quinoline Yellow are ice lollies, scotch eggs, smoked fish; used in lipsticks hair products, colognes; also in a wide range of medications.
It may cause asthma, rashes and hyperactivity.
Not recommended for consumption by children. Aspirin sensitive people must avoid it.
Banned in Australia, Japan, USA and Norway.
Description: A synthetic 'coal tar' dye varying in colour between a dull yellow and greenish-yellow, prepared by sulphonating 2-(2-quinolyl) indan-1,3-dione, and the product Quinoline Yellow is essentially sodium salts of a mixture of disulphonates, monosulphonates and trisulphonates of the dione.
The calcium and potassium salts may also be permitted.