Category Archives: Food Color

Food Color Red 14 -Erythrosine

Color Index No. 45430
Food Color No. Red 14
F.D. & C. No. Red 3
CAS NO. 16423-68-0
E.E.C. No. E-127
I.S. No. 1697
Total Dye Content Corrected for Sample (Min.) 87%
Volatile Matter (chloride & sulphate) (Max) 13%
Solubility In Water (20oc) 120 gram / litre
Combined Ether Extract. (Max) 0.20%
Water Insoluble (Max) 0.20%
Class Xanthene
Light Stability 3
Heat Stability (100oc) 4
Alkali Stability 3
Subsidiary Dyes (MAX) 4.00%
Dyes Intermediate (Max) 0.50%
Lead < 10 ppm
Arsenic < 3 ppm
Mercury < 1 ppm
Heavy Metals < 20 ppm
red 14

Food Color Blue 1 -Indigo Carmine

Color Index No. 73015
Food Color No. Blue 1
F.D. & C. No. Blue 2
CAS NO. 860-22-0
E.E.C. No. E-132
I.S. No. 1698
Total Dye Content Corrected for Sample (Min.) 87%
Volatile Matter (chloride & sulphate) (Max) 13%
Solubility In Water (20oc) 120 gram / litre
Combined Ether Extract. (Max) 0.20%
Water Insoluble (Max) 0.20%
Class Triarylmethane
Light Stability 6
Heat Stability (100oc) 5
Alkali Stability 3
Subsidiary Dyes (MAX) 1.00%
Dyes Intermediate (Max) 1.00%
Lead < 10 ppm
Arsenic < 3 ppm
Mercury < 1 ppm
Heavy Metals < 20 ppm
blue 1

Food Color Blue 2 -Brilliant Blue FCF

Color Index No. 42090
Food Color No. Blue 2
F.D. & C. No. Blue 1
CAS NO. 3844-45-9
E.E.C. No. E-133
 I.S. No.  6406
Total Dye Content Corrected for Sample (Min.) 87%
Volatile Matter (chloride & sulphate) (Max) 13%
Solubility In Water (20oc) 120 gram / litre
Combined Ether Extract. (Max) 0.20%
Water Insoluble (Max) 0.20%
Class Triarylmethane
Light Stability 5
Heat Stability (100oc) 5
Alkali Stability 5
Subsidiary Dyes (MAX) 3.00%
Dyes Intermediate (Max) 1.80%
Lead < 10 ppm
Arsenic < 3 ppm
Mercury < 1 ppm
Heavy Metals < 20 ppm
briliiant blue

Food Color Yellow 13 -Quinoline Yellow

Color Index No. 47005
Food Color No. Yellow 13
F.D. & C. No. Yellow 10
CAS NO. 100208-62-6
E.E.C. No. E-104
Total Dye Content Corrected for Sample (Min.) 70%
Volatile Matter (chloride & sulphate) (Max) 30%
Solubility In Water (20oc) 120 gram / litre
Combined Ether Extract. (Max) 0.20%
Water Insoluble (Max) 0.20%
Class Xanthene
Light Stability 4
Heat Stability (100oc) 4
Alkali Stability 4
Subsidiary Dyes (MAX) 1.50%
Dyes Intermediate (Max) 0.50%
Lead < 10 ppm
Arsenic < 3 ppm
Mercury < 1 ppm
Heavy Metals < 20 ppm
yellow 13

Food Color Red 17 -Allura Red

Color Index No. 16035
Food Color No. Red 17
F.D. & C. No. Red 40
CAS NO. 25956-17-6
E.E.C. No. E-129
Total Dye Content Corrected for Sample (Min.) 85%
Volatile Matter (chloride & sulphate) (Max) 15%
Solubility In Water (20oc) 120 gram / litre
Combined Ether Extract. (Max) 0.20%
Water Insoluble (Max) 0.20%
Class Monoazo
Light Stability 4
Heat Stability (100oc) 5
Alkali Stability 4
Subsidiary Dyes (MAX) 1.00%
Dyes Intermediate (Max) 0.50%
Lead < 10 ppm
Arsenic < 1 ppm
Mercury < 1 ppm
Heavy Metals < 20 ppm
red 17

Food Color Red 9-Amaranth

Color Index No. 16185
Food Color No. Red 9
F.D. & C. No.  Red 2
CAS NO. 115-67-3
E.E.C. No. E-123
Total Dye Content Corrected for Sample (Min.) 87%
Volatile Matter (chloride & sulphate) (Max) 13%
Solubility In Water (20oc) 120 gram / litre
Combined Ether Extract. (Max) 0.20%
Water Insoluble (Max) 0.20%
Class Monoazo
Light Stability 4
Heat Stability (100oc) 5
Alkali Stability 4
Subsidiary Dyes (MAX) 1.00%
Dyes Intermediate (Max) 0.50%
Lead < 10 ppm
Arsenic < 1 ppm
Mercury <1 ppm
Heavy Metals < 20 ppm
red 9

Food Color Red 7-Ponceau 4R

Color Index No. 16255
Food Color No. Red 7
CAS NO. 1611-82-7
E.E.C. No. E-124
I.S. No. 2558
Total Dye Content Corrected for Sample (Min.) 82%
Volatile Matter (chloride & sulphate) (Max) 18%
Solubility In Water (20oc) 120 gram / litre
Combined Ether Extract. (Max) 0.20%
Water Insoluble (Max) 0.20%
Class Monoazo
Light Stability 4
Heat Stability (100oc) 5
Alkali Stability 3
Subsidiary Dyes (MAX) 1.00%
Dyes Intermediate (Max) 0.50%
Lead < 10 ppm
Arsenic < 3 ppm
Mercury < 1 ppm
Heavy Metals < 20 ppm
red 7