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FD&C Green No.3

Alternate Names

Fast Green, Food Green 3, Green 1724, Solid Green FCF

Description

Also see Food, Drug & Cosmetic Colors (FD&C). Sea green colored synthetic dye.

FD&C Green No.3 - Quick Stats
Names

Fast Green, Food Green 3, Green 1724, Solid Green FCF

Allergy Information

FD&C Colors

FD&C Blue No.2

FD&C Yellow No.6

FD&C Red No.40

FD&C Yellow No.5

Uses

Coloring

E-Number

N/A

Additional Information

This dye is not permitted in the European Union due to animal studies showing Fast Green to be a possible carcinogen.



Found In

salad dressings, cereal, pre-cooked pasta, baked foods, candied fruit, candy, yogurt

Possible Health Effects

In animal studies, caused malignant tumors at site of injection.

Allergy Information

May cause allergic reaction in sensitive individuals

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