Colours for food, drugs & cosmetics

Gupta, R. K.; Shukla, Asim
November 2006
Chemical Business;Nov2006, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p48
Trade Publication
This article discusses the colours of food, drugs and cosmetics. According to the authors, artificial colouring is necessary in food and drug processing because the products often lose their natural shade during processing or storage. They explained that colouring agents often comprise half of the total weight of cosmetics. The certified types of colours and their manufacturing processes are discussed.


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