Other FD&C Certified Colors

FD&C Certified Colors Overview

Under the United States Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C), color additives are subject to FDA approval before they may be used in food, drugs, or cosmetics.

The FDA lists nine FD&C certified color additives for use in foods in the United States. Those color additives are as follows:

FD&C Blue No. 1
FD&C Blue No. 2
FD&C Green No. 3
FD&C Red No. 3
FD&C Red No. 40
FD&C Yellow No. 5
FD&C Yellow No. 6
Orange B (Restricted to specific uses)
Citrus Red No. 2 (Restricted to specific uses)


FD&C Certified Colors Distributor & Supplier Information

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Information About FD&C Certified Colors Available

FD&C Blue No. 1
FD&C Blue No. 1 is commonly used various food applications including confections, beverages, cereals, frozen dairy desserts, popsicles, frostings & icings.

FD&C Green No. 3
FD&C Green No. 3 is used in a wide variety of food applications such as cereal, ice cream, sherbet, drink mixers, and baked goods

FD&C Red No. 3
FD&C Red No. 3 is commonly used various food applications including confections, beverages, cereals, ice cream cones, frozen dairy desserts, popsicles, frostings & icings


About AIFI - A Certified Food Coloring Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading certified food coloring supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of food colorings distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality food colorings at competitive prices.