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Permitted Natural Colour [160a(i)]

Also Known As : Beta Carotenes


Usage Tips

  1. Permitted Natural Colour [160a(i)] is used to add orange color to foods like cakes, desserts, juices.


Permitted Natural Colour [160a(i)] is an organic compound which is a red-orange color obtained from carrot roots and also from some plants and fruits. It is used as a food additive to impart red orange color to food and beverages.

Health benefits

  • Permitted Natural Colour [160a(i)] reduces the risk of cardiovascular health.(1)
  • It helps to fight cancer and reduces the growth of cancer cells.(1)
  • It is beneficial for brain and fights oxidative stress.(1)
  • It helps to prevent breathing disorders like asthma and bronchitis.(1)
  • It also helps to prevent diabetes.(1)
  • It helps to strengthen immune system.(1)

Selection Guide

Make sure to check expiry date of the product properly.


Consumption of Permitted Natural Colour [160a(i)] can cause loose stools, bruising, yellow skin, burping and headache. It can increase the risk of cancer in those who drink and smoke.(2)

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