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E101 (i): Riboflavin
E101 (ii): Riboflavin- 5-Sodium Phosphate (sometimes referred to as E106)
Vitamin B2, lactoflavin
Natural colour present in many foods such as milk, eggs, liver and vegetables. Commercially prepared from yeasts. It is also manufactured synthetically.
Function & characteristics:
Yellow food colour. Not very soluble in water.
Many different products.
Up to 0.5 mg/kg body weight.
No side effects known in the concentrations used in foods.
None; E101 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians. Although it can be produced from milk, this is not done commercially.