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Halal Status E-Number Name Description Date
halalE160cCapsanthin / CapsorbinColor- It has plant origin and available in oil or water soluble form.09/28/05
unknownE160dLycopeneColor - Carotene Lycopne is a bright red carotene and carotenoid obtained from tomato and other red fruit and vegetables. It is not soluble in water but dissolve in oil and organic solvents. It is Halal if dissolve in oil and mushbooh when dissolve in organic solvents.09/28/05
unknownE160eBeta-apo-8-carotenalColor - Carotene arotene color is obtained from plant source but it is not available in 100% form because it is not soluble in water. Gelatin is added to help mix in liquid products. In USA fish gelatin is used so it is Halal in USA but in UK they may not use fish gelatin but may use gelatin from pork or beef.09/28/05
unknownE160fEthyl ester of Beta-apo-8-cartonoic acidColor - Carotene arotene color is obtained from plant source but it is not available in 100% form because it is not soluble in water. Gelatin is added to help mix in liquid products. In USA fish gelatin is used so it is Halal in USA but in UK they may not use fish gelatin but may use gelatin from pork or beef.09/28/05
unknownE161aFlavoxanthinColor It is a natural pigment. Halal status is depend upon (a) what extracting material used to obtained the pigment (2) what solvent used for its liquid form.09/28/05
unknownE161bLuteinColor Lutein is xanthophyll carotene. It is present in plant as fatty acid ester. It is extrcted from marigold petals. Its Halal status depend upon the Halal status of extracting chemicals, if it is extracted by alcohol then it is not Halal.09/28/05
unknownE161cCryptoxanthinColor Cryptoxanthin is a natural carotene pigment and it is found in petal of flower of plants. Its Halal status depend upon the Halal status of extracting chemicals, if it is extracted by alcohol then it is not Halal.09/28/05
unknownE161dRubixanthinColor Rubixanthin is a xanthophyl pigment of plants. Its Halal status is depend upon extracting chemicals and solvents used in its liquid form.09/28/05
unknownE161eViolaxanthinColor violaxanthin is a xanthophyl pigment of plants. Its Halal status is depend upon extracting chemicals and solvents used in its liquid form.09/28/05
unknownE161fRhodoxanthinColor Rhodoxanthin is a xanthophyl pigment of plants. Its Halal status is depend upon extracting chemicals and solvents used in its liquid form.09/28/05
unknownE161gCanthaxanthinColor Canthaxanthin is a carotene pigment of plants. Its Halal status is depend upon extracting chemicals and solvents used in its liquid form.09/28/05
unknownE162Beetroot Red / BetaninColor Beetroot Red is a food dye extracted from beet or beet juice. Its Halal status is depend upon extracting chemicals and solvents used in its liquid form.09/28/05
halalE163AnthocyaninsColor Anthocyanins is a water soluble pigment obtained from plants by extracting with water and it is a Halal color.09/28/05
halalE170Calcium Carbonate (Chalk)It is a Inorganic chemical.09/28/05
halalE171Titanium DioxideIt is a Inorganic chemical and use in food products to provide white color.09/28/05
halalE172Iron Oxides and Iron HydroxidesIron is a metal. Iron Oxide and Iron Hydroxides are inorganic chemicals.09/28/05
halalE173AluminiumIt is a metal.09/28/05
halalE174SilverIt is a metal.09/28/05
halalE175GoldIt is a metal09/28/05
unknownE180Pigment Rubine / Lithol Rubine BKColor - It is synthetic Azo dye. It is Halal if used as a powder but it is mushbooh if used in liquid form because solvent has to be Halal.09/28/05
halalE200Sorbic AcidChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE201Soduim SorbateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE202Potassium SorbateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE203Calcium SorbateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE203Calcium SorbateA chemical preservative06/14/11
halalE210Benzoic AcidChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE211Sodium BenzoateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE212Potassium BenzoateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE213Calcium BenzoateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE214Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE215Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, Sodium SaltChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE216Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE217Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, Sodium SaltChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE218Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoateChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE219Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, Sodium SaltChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE220Sulphur DioxideChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE221Sodium SulphiteChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE222Sodium Hydrogen SulphiteChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE223Sodium MetabisulphiteChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE224Potassium MetabisulphiteChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE226Calcium SulphiteChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE227Calcium Hydrogen SulphiteChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE228Potassium Hydrogen sulphiteChemical preservative.09/28/05
halalE230Biphenyl / DiphenylBipheny is a organic compound used as heat transfer. It is used in fungicide. It is used as a preservative in foods.09/28/05
halalE2312-HydroxybiphenylIt is organic compound and used as a preservative in foods.09/28/05
halalE232Sodium Biphenyl-2-yl OxideIt is organic compound and used as a preservative in foods.09/28/05
halalE2332-(Thiazol-4-yl) BenzimidazoleChemical Preservative09/28/05
halalE234NisinNisin is a antibacteria protein peptide, a preservative used in foods. It is produced from the lactic acid fermentation of bacterium Lactococcus lactis.09/28/05
halalE235NatamycinA naturally occurring antifungal, approved to use only on the surface of some cheeses and sausages in European Union.06/14/11
halalE239HexamineHexamine is prepared by the reaction of formaldehyde and ammonia and it a preservative.09/28/05