E Number E175
Name Gold
Class Colours
Additional details Gold color
Origin Natural
Common sources powder gold
Common applications To decorate pastry products, fondant pasta and gourmet products
Observations At low doses may cause blood changes and at long-term is toxic to kidney and liver.
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
05.2 Other confectionery including breath refreshening microsweetsquantum satisonly external coating of confectionery
05.4 Decorations, coatings and fillings, except fruit based fillings covered by category 4.2.4quantum satisonly decoration of chocolates
14.2.6 Spirit drinks as defined in Regulation (EC) No 110/2008quantum satisonly liqueurs