E100

Curcumin

E Number E100
Name Curcumin
Class Colours
Groups Group III: Food colours with combined maximum limit
Additional details Yellow-orange dye
Origin Natural
Common sources Curcuma roots
Common applications Butter, margarines, cheese, yogurts, gelatin, teas, mustard, glace, candies, sweets and pastry, sauces, marmalade, creams.
Observations No adverse effects were observed
Evaluation Innocuous

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Conditions of use in food categories

Category Number Category Name Maximum Level (mg/l or mg/kg as appropriate) Details Restrictions/exceptions
01.7.5 Processed cheese100Maximum individually or for the combination of E 100, E 102, E 104, E 110, E 120, E 122, E 124, E 160e and E 161bonly flavoured processed cheese
02.1 Fats and oils essentially free from water (excluding anhydrous milkfat)quantum satisonly fats
02.2.2 Other fat and oil emulsions including spreads as defined by Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 and liquid emulsionsquantum satisexcluding reduced fat butter
04.2.5.2 Jam, jellies and marmalades and sweetened chestnut puree as defined by Directive 2001/113/ECquantum satisexcept chestnut purée
04.2.5.3 Other similar fruit or vegetable spreadsquantum satisexcept crème de pruneaux
04.2.6 Processed potato productsquantum satisonly dried potato granules and flakes
08.2.1 Non-heat-treated processed meat20only sausages
08.2.1 Non-heat-treated processed meatquantum satisonly pasturmas
08.2.2 Heat-treated processed meat20only sausages, pâtés and terrines
08.2.3 Casings and coatings and decorations for meatquantum satisonly edible external coating of pasturmas
09.2 Processed fish and fishery products including mollusks and crustaceansquantum satisonly fish paste and crustacean paste
09.2 Processed fish and fishery products including mollusks and crustaceans250Maximum individually or for the combination of E 102, E 110, E 120, E 122, E 124, E 129, E 142, E 151, E 160e, E 161bonly precooked crustacean
09.2 Processed fish and fishery products including mollusks and crustaceansquantum satisonly smoked fish
14.2.7.1 Aromatised wines100In americano E 100, E 101, E 102, E 104, E 120, E 122, E 123, E 124 are authorised individually or in combination In bitter vino E 100, E 101, E 102, E 104, E 110, E 120, E 122, E 123, E 124, E 129 are authorised individually or in combinationonly americano, bitter vino
14.2.7.2 Aromatised wine-based drinks100In bitter soda E 100, E 101, E 102, E 104, E 110, E 120, E 122, E 123, E 124, E 129 are authorised individually or in combinationonly bitter soda