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Orange B

Description

A synthetic, coal tar derived orange dye. Used only for coloring surfaces and casings of frankfurters and sausage. Also see Food, Drug & Cosmetic Colors (FD&C).

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Allergy Information

FD&C Colors

Uses

Coloring

Additional Information

Rarely used and only approved for sausage and frankfurter casings. FDA had planned on banning this additive, but ban was never finalized since no producers were using the colorant at the time.



Found In

sausage and frankfurter casings

Possible Health Effects

possibly carcinogenic.

Allergy Information

Unknown

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