E-number: 160(b)

Name: Annatto
Alternative Names :Bixin; Norbixin; C.I. 75120; Orlean; Rocou.

Function: Colouring
Status: Halaal
Source: vegetable dye.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Red
Anatto may cause irritability and head banging in children, hives, hypotension, pruritis, bixin and norbixin, under-going toxicity testing

Uses: Margarine, baked goods, reduced fat spreads, dairy products, breakfast cereals
Other Uses: Fabric dye, soap, varnish, body paints