Brown HT, also known as Dye CI 20285, is a synthetic organic dye commonly used in the food, cosmetic, and textile industries. This water-soluble dye belongs to the azo dye class and is characterized by its brownish-red to brown color.
It is used primarily as a colorant to impart a brown hue to various products, including beverages, baked goods, confectionery, and cosmetics. Brown HT is valued for its stability and versatility, making it a popular choice for achieving consistent and attractive shades of brown in a wide range of applications. Its use is subject to regulations and safety standards in various industries to ensure that it does not pose any health risks to consumers.