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Descriptor English: Food Coloring Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Colorantes de Alimentos
Descriptor Portuguese: Corantes de Alimentos
Descriptor French: Colorants alimentaires
Entry term(s): Agents, Food Coloring
Colorants, Food
Coloring Agents, Food
Food Colorants
Tree number(s): D27.720.233.674
D27.720.372.300.355
SP4.097.030
VS2.001.003.004.005.009
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005505
Scope note: Natural or synthetic dyes used as coloring agents in processed foods.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Food Additives (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 5642
Unique ID: D005505
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2017/06/28
Food Coloring Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0008674
Scope note Natural or synthetic dyes used as coloring agents in processed foods.
Preferred term Food Coloring Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Food Coloring
Colorants, Food
Coloring Agents, Food
Food Colorants



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