Is there any animal ingredient in yellow 5? What about red 40?!
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Yellow 5 is a synthetic dye made from coal tar, so it's vegan.
Red 40 is made from coal tar derivatives, so it's vegan as well.
Yellow 5 is a purely synthetic chemical used for food colouring. Its chemical formula is C16H9N4Na3O9S2 .
and Red Dye #40 (known as Red #40) is made from a petroleum product or coal tar
But beware of red colorings from carmine beetles.