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Yellow Food Colouring Powder (Tartrazine)

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  • Anything you add the Yellow Food Colouring Powder to will be given a strong yellow colour.
  • Natural Yellow Colouring Powder is ideal for dying powders and tablets.
  • Yellow Food Colouring is ideal for oil based bakery.
  • Food Colouring is used in the confectionary industry.
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Yellow Food Colouring (Tartrazine) Powder is a strong yellow colour. Lake colouring means that the dye won't transfer onto skin, clothes and other materials. This product’s certificate of analysis is available on request.

Natural Yellow Lake Colouring (Tartrazine) Powder Information

Tartrazine was one of the most widely used colouring agents available on the market until some evidence was discovered that it may cause hyperactivity in children and increase the chance of children developing ADHD. This study however had preservatives mixed with the colouring agents and the increase in hyperactivity could have been due to the preservatives, rather than the colouring agents themselves.

Other studies have also shown that the general population can't distinguish between children who have been given large amounts of sugary sweets and children who have had a healthy meal, as both give children large amounts of energy; which makes them seem hyperactive. As Yellow Food Colouring is used in high sugar sweets, the hyperactivity that is apparently caused by the colouring agents could just be caused by elevated blood sugar levels, rather than the tartrazine itself.

Tartrazine was banned in Norway, Germany and Sweden until the EU over ruled the laws and made it legal to be sold in these countries again. It is currently banned in America.Yellow Food Colouring should be avoided in any product designed for any children under three or pregnant women.

Other Industrial Uses of Natural Yellow Colouring Powder:

Food Industry:

Yellow Food Coloring (Tartrazine) is widely used as a colorant in the food and confectionery industry. It is used as a food additive in the production of ice creams, sauces, instant puddings, colored fizzy drinks, soups, etc. Also, yellow food coloring (tartrazine) is used in the formulation of green shades for various food products. It can be used in combination with glycerin and honey products to produce convenience foods.

Pharmaceutical Industry:

Natural Yellow Colouring Powder is one of the ingredients used in the production of medicinal capsules (e.g. gelatin capsules). It is commonly used as a drug colorant for internal consumption and topical application. Yellow Food Coloring (Tartrazine) Powder is used to formulate different shades of color for various tablets. It is used to increase the attractiveness of various drugs such as lozenges and gelatin capsules.

Cosmetic Industry:

Yellow Food Coloring (Tatrazine) Powder is often used as a colorant in cosmetic products (such as hair dyes). It is widely used to increase the attractiveness of perfumes, hand wash/ sanitizers, nail polish, shampoos, lotions and other cosmetic products. Natural Yellow Colouring Powder is often used in combination with brilliant blue or green dyes to produce different shades of green in cosmetic products.

Please be aware that all quantities of our colour powders are packaged in clear polythene bags, rather than foil pouches. This is to avoid waste from the product staining the pouch.

Advisory Information
The products sold by Blackburn Distributions are not intended to diagnose, treat, restore, correct or modify any functions in human beings. They are solely intended to help maintain & support a healthy lifestyle. The claims presented have not been evaluated by the FDA or the MHRA. We recommend that you seek advice from a fully qualified healthcare professional before consuming any of these products especially if you are taking other medications or pregnant. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place.
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