FD&C Yellow No. 6

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FD&C Yellow No. 6

Food industry
A food dye that has been used in candies and carbonated beverages, which in animals has been linked to adrenal and renal tumours, chromosomal damage, and to allergic reactions in humans.
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Summary: In this study, a simple and low-cost method for extraction and pre-concentration of brilliant blue FCF and sunset yellow FCF in food samples using cloud point extraction (CPE) and spectrophotometric detection was developed.
The structures of brilliant blue FCF and sunset yellow FCF were shown in Fig.
Therefore, the effect of pH on extraction efficiencies of brilliant blue FCF and sunset yellow FCF was examined in the pH range of 2-8.
The effect of Triton X-100 concentration on the absorbance of brilliant blue FCF and sunset yellow FCF was investigated in the range of 2-12% w/v.
The effect of equilibrium temperature on the extraction efficiency of brilliant blue FCF and sunset yellow FCF was optimized in the range of 50-75 C.
In this paper, the effect of foreign ions on the determination of brilliant blue FCF and sunset yellow FCF were studied and 5% in the absorbance values was considered as tolerable error.
Table-1: The effect of several ions on the signals of brilliant blue FCF and sunset yellow FCF.
The proposed method has been applied to determine of brilliant blue FCF and sunset yellow FCF in different food matrixes.
Sunset Yellow FCF and Erythrosine (1000 mg ) stock solutions (all from Aldrich) were prepared in ultra pure water.
HE singled out colour additive Sunset Yellow FCF (E110).
High levels of Sunset Yellow FCF (E110) were found in three products, while another contained Carmoisine (E122) above the permitted level.
But some studies have indicated that colourings such as amaranth (E123), sunset yellow FCF (E110) and tartrazine (E102) can cause skin rashes.