Ext. D&C

Type of coloring agent. According to the FDA's website (www.fda.gov), when" Ext. D&C" is followed by a color, it means that the color is certified as safe for use only in drugs and cosmetics meant for external use, but not around the eyes or mouth. These types of coloring agents is not safe for foods.

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