Origin: Using benzene as a starting stock
Also Known As:
Overview: F,D&C Yellow, also known as Tartrazine, is a synthetic lemon yellow azo dye primarily used as a food coloring.
- Coloring desserts and confectionery, beverages, snacks, condiments, and spreads, and other processed foods
- Coloring personal care and cosmetic products such as liquid and bar sopas, eyeshadow, blish, face powder and foundation, as well as nail polish, tanning lotions, and temporary tattoos
- Coloring various types of medication including vitamins, antacids, cold medications, lotions, and prescription drugs