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Substance Name: Caramel [NF]
RN: 8028-89-5
UNII: T9D99G2B1R

Notes

  • Caramel coloring is a non-sweet and dark brown form of caramel that is commercially produced by the controlled action of chemicals and heat to sugar.
  • TSCA Definition 2019: The substance obtained by controlled heat treatment of food-grade carbohydrates. Food-grade acids, alkalies, and salts may be used to assist carmelization. Food-grade antifoaming agents may be used in an amount not greater than that required to produce the intended effect. Consists essentially of colloidal aggregates that are dispersible in water but only partly dispersible in alcohol-water solutions. Depending upon the particular carmelizing agent used, may have a positive or negative colloidal charge in solution.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Coloring Agents
  • Mutation Data
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Color)
  • TSCA UVCB
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Caramel
  • Caramel color
  • Caramel [NF]

Synonyms

  • AP 680
  • BC 420 (Color)
  • Burnt sugar
  • Burnt sugar coloring
  • C.I. Natural Brown 10
  • Caramel
  • Caramel color
  • Caramel color dye
  • Caramel flavor
  • Caramel liquid
  • CCRIS 8705
  • DS 400
  • EINECS 232-435-9
  • FEMA No. 2235
  • HSDB 1920
  • Natural brown 10
  • P 255
  • RT 80
  • Sethness 858
  • UNII-T9D99G2B1R

Systematic Names

  • Caramel
  • Caramel (color)
  • Caramel, color

Superlist Name

  • Caramel

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8028-89-5

FDA UNII

  • T9D99G2B1R

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1009080-01-6
  • 1038587-78-8
  • 1038587-80-2
  • 1343-75-5
  • 1343-76-6

System Generated Number

  • 0008028895