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PONCEAU 4R DETAIL SPECIFICATION

Specification
PRODUCTS NAME AMARANTH
Color SHADE
SYNONYMS Food Red-9
CHEMICAL NAME Trisodium 2-Hydroxy-1-(4-Sulfonato-1-Naphthylazo)  Naphthalene -3,6- Disulfonate.
Color INDEX NO. 16185
C.I. NAME Acid Red 27
FDA STATUS --
CAS NO. 915-67-3
EINECS NO. 213-022-2
EEC NO. E-123
HUE NAME (FOOD) Red - 9
INDIAN STANDARD No. -
CLASS Monoazo
TOTAL DYE CONTENT % MIN. 85
LOSS ON DRYING AT 135 C & SODIUM
CHLORIDES & SULPHATES % MAX
15
WATER INSOLUBLE MATTER % MAX.
0.2
ETHER EXTRACTS % MAX.. 0.2
SUBSIDIARY DYE % MAX. 3.0
DYES INTERMIDIATES % MAX. 0.50
UNSULPHONATED PRIMARY AROMATIC AMINES % MAX. 0.01
LEAD (AS "Pb") PPM (MAX.) 10.00
ARSENIC (AS "As" PPM (MAX.) 1.00
MERCURY (AS "Hg") PPM (MAX) 1.0
CHROMIUM (AS "Cr") PPM (MAX) 5.0
HEAVY METALS PPM (MAX) 40.00
Total organic compound other than Coloring matters, percent by mass 
4-aminonaphthalene-1-sulfonic acid
3-hydroxynaphthalene-2,7-disulfonic acid
6-hydroxynaphthalene-2-sulfonic acid 
7-hydroxynaphthalene-1,3-disulfonic acid
7-hydroxynaphthalene-1,3-6- trisulfonic acid
Max 00.50
SOLUBILITY AT ROOM TEMP.:
WATER (gms/ltr.) 140.0
GLYCERINE (gms/ltr.) 100.0
PROPYLENE GLYCON (gms/ltr.) 50.00
ETHANOL (95%) (gms/ltr.) Trace
STABILITY TO:
ACIDS
EXCELLENT
NEUTRAL
EXCELLENT
ALKALINES
GOOD
BAKING 205° C (400° F)
GOOD
LIGHT
BEST
HEAT BETTER
Products Availability
Granual Tartrazine, Sunset Yellow, Carmoisine, Ponceau 4R, Amaranth, Allura Red, Brilliant Blue, Indigo Carmine, Erythrosine, Black PN, Red 2G, Brown HT, Patent Blue V, Quinoline Yellow, Green S
Powder Tartrazine, Sunset Yellow, Carmoisine, Ponceau 4R, Amaranth, Allura Red, Brilliant Blue, Indigo Carmine, Erythrosine, Black PN, Red 2G, Brown HT, Patent Blue V, Quinoline Yellow, Green S
Lake Colors (Water-insoluble) Lake Pigments are used where dyes are unsuitable due to their solubility in water. Some of the most common applications of Lake Pigments are coating application, icing application where the Color must not bleed, baked treats where Color migration is an issue and so on. Food Colors range of lake pigments are one of the brightest and most consistent lake pigments available in the industry.
FD&C Colors FD & C Colors are the Colors certified and allowed by the US for the Food, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics & Personal Care industry.

In case of extra special grade, bulk density would vary in the range of 0.50 0.802.
P.D: Parent dye of lake
D&C Colors
  1. Coloring agents allowed in all cosmetic products
  2. Coloring agents allowed in all cosmetic products except those intended to be applied in the vicinity of the eyes, in particular eye make-up and eye make-up remover
  3. Coloring agents allowed exclusively in cosmetic products intended not to come into contact with the mucous membranes

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