E133

Brilliant Blue FCF

E Number E133
Name Brilliant Blue FCF
Class Colours
Groups Group III: Food colours with combined maximum limit
Additional details Blue color
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Refreshments, tonic, isotonic and alcoholic drinks, chewing gum, caramels, ice creams, pastry, snacks, cheese, cosmetic and personal hygiene products
Observations Hyperactivity in children and may cause intolerance reactions in sensible persons. Symptoms of asthma, eczemas, urticaria and insomnia may be triggered. 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
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
04.2.3 Canned or bottled fruit and vegetables20only processed mushy and garden peas (canned)
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