Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 23, 2019.
What is it?
Ink used for pharmaceutical or cosmetic industry purposes - may be edible or non-edible. Color additives that are permitted for use in cosmetics by the FDA are preceeded by FD&C or D&C. Edible black ink may be used in coloring in the pharmaceutical industry, for example, in coloring for capsules or tablets.
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