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Uses: The water soluble form of Azorubine is used in alcoholic drinks with calcium carmine, the insoluble form, being used in a wider variety of products. Together with ammonium carmine they can be found in alcoholic drinks, bakery products and toppings, biscuits, desserts, drinks, icings, pie fillings, some varieties of cheddar cheese, sauces and sweets. Can also be found in children’s candy floss.

May cause allergic reactions. Not recommended for consumption by children.

Banned in Austria, Japan, Norway, Sweden and USA

Description: Azorubine is a red colour and a coal tar derivative. It is also known as Carmoisine

May be carcinogenic. Can produce bad reactions in asthmatics and people allergic to aspirin; and can cause hyperactivity, urticaria and oedema (water retention).

E122 Azorubine/Carmoisine                               

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