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E120 (Carminic Acid) Print
E-number: 120
Name: Carminic Acid
Alternative Names :Carmine of Cochineal; C.I. 75470; Natural Red 4

Function: Colouring
Status: Haraam
Source: From insect Cochineal

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red
Asthma, anaphylaxis (possibly lifethreatening), hay fever, hives, aspirin sensitive people may wish to avoid

Uses: Some alcoholic drinks, red apple sauce, pie fillings, meats, baked goods, yoghurt
Other Uses: Cosmetics, red eye make-up, shampoo, mascara








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