E100(ii) – Turmeric

Other names for the additive (synonyms)

E 100(ii), E-100ii, Turmeric

Turmeric, as a food additive, has the international designation E100(ii) and is used in the food industry as a colouring agent for various food products.

Additive E100(ii) (Turmeric) is a subtype of additive E100 (Curcumin). The main information regarding the origin, use, and health impact of additive E100 is also applicable to additive E100(ii).

Colour E100(ii) is included in the list of permitted additives in most countries worldwide.