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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Apo - 8 Carotenal is also used in many beverage products due to specific color hue, Apo - 8 Carotenal is also suitable for replacing sunset yellow FCF. The global Apo-8 Carotenal Market is likely to increase due to its demand in the cosmetic industry for various end users.
(5) Consumption of the food colorings sunset yellow FCF, quinoline yellow, carmoisine, allura red, tartrazine, and ponceau aggravates attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Sunset Yellow FCF, Allura Red AC, Quinoline Yellow WS, and Tartrazine are synthetic food dyes that are widely used in ice cream, popsicles, confectionery, gummy bears, juices, bakery, meat, sweets candy, desserts, snacks, drinks, and sauces [2, 3].
In the present study, the development of a RP-HPLC method for the simultaneous determination of Sunset Yellow FCF, Allura Red AC, Quinoline Yellow WS, and Tartrazine in many types of foods has been aimed.
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.
Sunset Yellow FCF and Erythrosine (1000 mg ) stock solutions (all from Aldrich) were prepared in ultra pure water.
E110 Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S Azo dye added to packets of breadcrumbs and apricot jam, packet soups and sweets.
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.
E110 Sunset Yellow FCF; Orange Yellow S Azo dye added to packets of breadcrumbs and apricot jam, packet soups and sweets.E122 Azorubine; Carmoi-sine Red azo dye found in blancmanges, sweets, packet jellies and Swiss rolls.
But some studies have indicated that colourings such as amaranth (E123), sunset yellow FCF (E110) and tartrazine (E102) can cause skin rashes.