Chocolate Brown HT, Food Brown 3, C.I. 20285, E155
3D model (JSmol)
|E number||E155 (colours)|
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||652.56 g/mol|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
When used as a food dye, its E number is E155. It is used to substitute cocoa or caramel as a colorant. It is used mainly in chocolate cakes, but can also be found in desserts, cookies, candy, cheeses, teas, yogurts, jams, chocolate drinks, ice creams, fruit products, fish, wafers, breakfast cereals, and other products.
- "Brown HT (E155) – Overview, Uses, Side Effects & More". HealthKnight. 10 May 2022. Retrieved 2022-05-21.
- Brown HT, Report of the 33rd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives.
- "EU Approved additives and E Numbers". UK Food Standards Agency.
- E155 Archived 2021-03-23 at the Wayback Machine, UK Food Guide.