E110 (E 100-199 Dyes)
ECE sunset yellow, yellow ½
Group : Dangerous
Warning : Leads to hyperactivity in children
Comment : Banned in Norway, Finland and the UK. It is obtained by synthetical way. Used in cereals, bakery products, snacks, ice cream, beverages and frozen foods, as well as some medications: Berocca, Polaramine, Ventolin - syrup and others. Side effects include: urticaria, rhinitis, nasal congestion, allergies, hyperactivity, kidney tumors, chromosomal damage, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, indigestion, distaste for food. It is to increase the incidence of tumors in animals. Banned in Norway.