E180

E180
Litholrubine BK
E180 E180
Group E175-E180
Type Artificial
Source A kind of dye called an Azo dye that is produced from coal tar and petroleum.
Used in Cheese rind.
Description E180 is not a permitted food colour in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. E180 can only be used to colour cheese rind. The European Food Safety Authority considers it unlikely that E180 is a safety concern for humans because of its limited use in edible cheese rinds.