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Sun yellow FCF

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Sun yellow FCF is an artificial colorant that gives food, beverages and cosmetics a yellow or orange color. It belongs to the so-called azo dyes, which are produced from crude oil. Sun yellow FCF has the chemical formula C16H12N4O8S2Na2 and the E number E110.

Disadvantages of sun yellow FCF

Sun yellow FCF has some disadvantages and risks, especially for dogs. It can trigger allergic reactions such as skin rashes, itching, breathing difficulties or asthma. It can also affect the activity and attention of children and dogs, as it belongs to the so-called hyperactivity dyes. It can also disrupt the kidney function of dogs, as it is a nephrotoxic dye. It can also damage the liver function of dogs as it belongs to the so-called hepatotoxic dyes.

Sun yellow FCF is an artificial colorant that gives food, beverages and cosmetics a yellow or orange color. It has some advantages as a food colorant, such as stability, lightfastness and water solubility. However, it also has some disadvantages and risks, especially for dogs. It can cause allergic reactions, hyperactivity, kidney damage and liver damage. You should therefore make sure that your dog does not eat any products containing sun yellow FCF.


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If you notice any signs of hypersensitivity or poisoning in your dog, you should see your vet immediately. We are not a substitute for a vet, but we try to be as accurate as possible. Every dog reacts differently and we recommend you get a second opinion or consult your vet if in doubt.

Stay healthy and take good care of your four-legged friend!😊