Brown HT

E Number E155
Name Brown HT
Class Colours
Groups Group III: Food colours with combined maximum limit
Additional details Brown color
Origin Synthetic
Common applications Smoked products
Observations May cause hyperactivity in children and impair symptoms of asthma, eczemas, urticaria and insomnia. Intolerance reactions may also occur in sensible persons. 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
08.1.1 Unprocessed meat other than meat preparations as defined by Regulation (EC) No 853/2004quantum satisonly for the purpose of health marking
09.2 Processed fish and fishery products including mollusks and crustaceansquantum satisonly precooked crustacean