Azoburine or carmosine; It is a synthetic coloring additive produced as a disodium salt. The coloring additive with code E 122 is used to provide color tones from orange to red in foods. Its main use is to prevent color beech in foods after processes such as cooking or fermentation.
Its use is prohibited in Sweden, USA, Norway and Austria. It is known to cause hyperactivity and attention deficit, especially in children. Releases histamine and increases asthma symptoms.
Generally; It is used in bakery products, cake fillings, fruit-based confectionery and decoration sauces. Apart from the food sector, it is also used in lipstick production in the cosmetic field.