May 17, 2023
Comments Regarding CSPI Synthetic Dye Petition
When viewed in its entirety, the available evidence informing a possible link between synthetic color additive intake from a number of different sources (e.g. foods, drugs, cosmetics) and adverse neurobehavioral effects does not demonstrate a causal effect. Although some results suggest that certain sensitive populations may exist, color additives are required to be listed on product labels and as such, consumers can easily avoid products containing them if they so choose.