E129

Allura Red AC

E Number E129
Name Allura Red AC
Class Colours
Groups Group III: Food colours with combined maximum limit
Additional details Red color
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Yogurts, gelatin, ice creams, sweets, caramels, candies, marmalade, cereals, pastry, refreshments, soft drinks, sauces, meat products
Observations Hyperactivity in children and may cause intolerance reaction in sensible persons. At high doses, may triggers symptoms of asthma, eczemas, urticaria and insomnia.
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
04.2.1 Dried fruit and vegetables200Maximum individually or for the combination of E 120, E 122, E 124, E 129, E 131, E 133only preserves of red fruit
04.2.2 Fruit and vegetables in vinegar, oil, or brine200Maximum individually or for the combination of E 120, E 122, E 124, E 129, E 131, E 133only preserves of red fruit
04.2.3 Canned or bottled fruit and vegetables200Maximum individually or for the combination of E 120, E 122, E 124, E 129, E 131, E 133only preserves of red fruit
04.2.4.1 Fruit and vegetable preparations excluding compote200Maximum individually or for the combination of E 120, E 122, E 124, E 129, E 131, E 133only preserves of red fruit
08.1.1 Unprocessed meat other than meat preparations as defined by Regulation (EC) No 853/2004quantum satisonly for the purpose of health marking
08.1.2 Meat preparations as defined by Regulation (EC) No 853/200425only breakfast sausages with a minimum cereal content of 6 % and burger meat with a minimum vegetable and/or cereal content of 4 % mixed within the meat; In these products, the meat is minced in such a way so that the muscle and fat tissue are completely dispersed, so that fibre makes an emulsion with the fat, giving those products their typical appearance
08.2.2 Heat-treated processed meat25only luncheon meat
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
14.2.7.1 Aromatised wines100In 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 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