Journal of Food Quality / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Identification of Synthetic Food Colours in Selected Confectioneries and Beverages in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka

Table 3

TLC analysis of beverage samples in Jaffna district.

Sample numberPhysical colourCollected place in MOH areaColouring additive in labelIdentified colours by TLCLabel violation

J111-wood apple nectarBrownSandilipayE122-Carmoisine, E140-ChlorophyllSunset yellow, Carmoisine, Brilliant BlueYes
J112-orange nectarOrangeSandilipayE122-Carmoisine, E140-ChlorophyllSunset yellowYes
J113-Nelli cordialGreenSandilipayE102-Tartrazine, E133-Brilliant BlueTartrazine, Brilliant BlueNo
J114-Nelli cordialGreenNallurPermitted colours (not mentioned in the label)Tartrazine, Brilliant BlueYes
J115-Nelli cordialGreenJaffnaE102-Tartrazine, E133-Brilliant BlueTartrazine, Brilliant BlueNo
J116-Nelli cordialGreenKopayE102-TartrazineTartrazine, Brilliant BlueYes
J117-Nelli cordialGreenKopayE102-Tartrazine, E133-Brilliant BlueTartrazine, Brilliant BlueNo
J118-Nelli cordialGreenNallurE102-Tartrazine, E133-Brilliant BlueTartrazine, Brilliant BlueNo
J119-Pineapple cordialYellowSandilipayE122-Carmoisine, E140-ChlorophyllTartrazineYes
J120-Nelli cordialLight greenSandilipayE122-Carmoisine, E140-ChlorophyllTartrazine, Brilliant BlueYes

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