E104

Quinoline Yellow

E Number E104
Name Quinoline Yellow
Class Colours
Groups Group III: Food colours with combined maximum limit
Additional details Yellow-green color
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Alcoholic drinks, liquors, meat products, ice creams, pastry, drugs, soft drinks with citrus flavor
Observations Can induce hyperactivity in children and at high doses may cause allergy, eczema, urticaria and insomnia. At long-term may be carcinogenic.
Evaluation To avoid

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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
04.2.5.2 Jam, jellies and marmalades and sweetened chestnut puree as defined by Directive 2001/113/EC100Maximum individually or in combination with E 104, E 110, E 120, E 124, E 142, E 160d and E 161bexcept chestnut purée
04.2.5.3 Other similar fruit or vegetable spreads100Maximum individually or in combination with E 104, E 110, E 120, E 124, E 142, E 160d and E 161bexcept crème de pruneaux
09.2 Processed fish and fishery products including mollusks and crustaceans100Maximum individually or for the combination of E 102, E 104, E 110, E 120, E 122, E 124, E 142, E 151, E 160e, E 161bonly fish paste and crustacean paste
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