FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)


Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation.

This substance ranges from C to D depending on concentration/usage.

No Data, Some Concern
Skin Allergies &
No Data, Some Concern
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
Low Concern
Some Concern
No Data, Some Concern
Top scoring factors: Evidence of general systemic/organ effects; cancer; kidney and urinary effects
FD&C Yellow No. 5 (CI 19140) can be found in 97 products.
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EWG provides information on cleaning product ingredients from published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors that determine actual health risks, if any. (Hide)
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