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FD&C Red No.4

Description

Also see Food, Drug & Cosmetic Colors (FD&C). Approved for use in cosmetics and externally applied drugs only.

FD&C Red No.4 - Quick Stats

Allergy Information

FD&C Colors

FD&C Blue No.2

FD&C Yellow No.6

FD&C Red No.40

FD&C Yellow No.5

Uses

Coloring

Additional Information

Was banned by FDA in foods, ingested drugs, and ingested cosmetics in 1964. Permitted for external use only.



Found In

hair conditioner, mouthwash (no longer used in foods)

Possible Health Effects

Unknown

Allergy Information

May cause allergic reaction in sensitive individuals

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