"Provides a wide range of information on the composition, utilization, and evaluation of colorants and pigments in food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetic products. Tabulates key data for food, drug, and cosmetic colorants by Color Index Numbers. Thoroughly describes the relationships between coloring reactions."
Table of Contents
Basic definitions; food colouration; drug colouration; the colouration of cosmetic products; the colouration of food, drugs and cosmetics in the public eye; product development; safety and quality; analysis; data sheets of the colourants for food, drugs and cosmetic product.
". . .provides a wealth of information on composition, properties and evaluation of colorants that may be used for coloring of foods, drug and cosmetics. It also includes information on which colorants are approved in EU countries, in some other European and non-European countries."
". . .provides a great deal of information about colourant use, international approval and quality assurance techniques. The book is essential for any laboratory engaged in colour formulation and is likely to become a standard reference in the respective industries and in reference and university libraries."
---Food Quality and Preference