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Black Ink

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

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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