food coloring

Food Colours

Food Colours

Food colors has wide acceptance for the applications in Food & Beverages, Confectionery, Bakery products, Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Toothpaste, Washing Powder, Pharmaceuticals, Writing Inks, Crayon Colors, Toiletry Products, Animal Feeds, Identification of Agricultural seeds etc. Few Food Colors are certified and allowed by the US for the Food, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics & Personal Care industry which are know as FD&C.
Product Name
Synonyms
C.I.
Number
Chloride/
Sulphate
Loss
on
Drying
AT 135 C (%max)
Subsidiary
Coloring
Matters
(%max)
Organic
Compound-
-ing
Other
Than
Coloring
Matters
(%max)
Mercury
ppm
(max)
Lead
ppm
(max)
Arsenic
ppm
(max)
Heavy
Metals
A S
pb ppm
(max)
Tartrazine
FD&C Yellow 5
19140
15
1.0
0.5
1
10
1
40
Sunset Yellow FCF
FD&C Yellow 6
15985
30
4.0
0.5
1
10
1
40
Carmoisine / Azo Rubin
-
14720
15
1.0
0.5
1
10
1
40
Amaranth
-
16185
15
3.0
0.5
1
10
1
40
Ponceau 4R / Cochineal Red A
-
16255
18
1.0
0.5
1
10
1
40
Erythrosine
FD&C Red 3
45430
13
4.0
0.4
1
10
1
40
Allura Red
FD&C Red 40
160035
15
3.0
1.5
1
10
1
40
Patent Blue V
-
42051
15
1.0
0.5
1
10
3
40
Indigo Carmine
FD&C Blue 2
73015
15
1.0
0.5
1
10
1
40
Brilliant Blue FCF
FD&C Blue 1
42090
15
3.0
1.8
1
10
1
40
Green S
Food Green 4
44090
20
1.0
0.4
1
10
3
40
Brilliant Black BN
-
28440
20
10.0
0.8
1
10
3
40
Brown HT
Food Brown 3
20285
30
10.0
0.7
1
10
3
40