Carmoisine Al-Lake - MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS)
Information of the substance and of the company
Commercial Product Carmoisine Al-Lake
Our Code L03
Synonyms C.I.Food Red #3 Al-Lake(parent colour)
CAS NO.

3567-69-9 (parent colour)

C.I. NO. 14720(parent colour)
EINECS NO. 222-657-4( parent colour)
Company Vinayak Corporation
Telephone No 91-22-203 1435 (Mumbai)
Fax No 91-22-205 7093 (Mumbai)
Chemical Composition/Information On Ingradients
INGRADIENT % CONC CAS EINECS
Carmoisine-Aluminium lake 100 3567-69-9(parent colour) 222-657-4(parent colour)
Physical and chemical properties
Physical State Solid, fine amorphous powder
Colour Red
Odor Odorless
pH value 4-6
Boiling Point Not applicable
Melting Point No sharp melting point observed
Flash Point Not applicable
Substance does not having any oxidising property
Ignition Temperature Not applicable
Explosion Limit Not applicable
Vapour Pressure Not applicable
Density 0.20 - 0.70
Solubility in water Insoluble in water, (may be slightly soluble in water)
Stability & Reactivity
Hazardous Reactions No information available
Hazardous Decomposition Product No information available
Chemical In Compatibility Strong Reducing Agents, Decolourising Agents, Strong Acids & Alkalies
Condition To Avoid

I) Heating To High Temperature
II) Storage under damp atmosphere

Reactivity Data This material is stable under condition of normal handling and use, but sensitive to moist air.
Handling & Storage
Handling No special requirement
Storage Keep in closed container at ambient temperature & humidity
Do Not Store Together Store Colourwise
Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
a) Exposure limits (vapour, dust, etc.)
LTEL (RESPIRABLE)
mg/m3
LTEL (TOTAL DUSTS)
mg/m3
STEL
mg/m3
Carmoisine Al-Lake 5 10 20
Aluminium Oxide 5 10 -

b) Protective measures required
Respirator Wear appropriate respiratory protective equipment according to quantity being handled
Ventilation Local ventilation capable of minimising dust emission at the point of use
Eye Protection Protective glasses may be used to protect eyes from airborne abrassive particles
Hand Protection - Rubber gloves may be used
- Wash the hands before and at the end of work with water, soap
Skin Protection Wear vinyl/rubber general protective overall/outer garments
Hazards Identification
Not hazardous.
Slight risk of dust explosion
First Aid Measures
Eye Contact - Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minute
- Seek medical attention if irritation persists
Skin Contact Wash off with plenty of water & soap
Injestion plenty full water to be taken inside, special medical attention may not be necessary
Inhalation Seek medical attention if excessive
Accidental Release Measures
Clean up procedure Remove split powder by vaccum cleaner or Sweeping, for disposal of waste, -see section 10
Absorbent Material Use clean cotton cloth
Disposal Consideration
Can be sent to an incineration plant in accordance with local regulations
Fire Fighting Measures
  Combustible, Incase of fire use water
Extinguishing Media Use dry chemicals or carbon dioxide CO2
Thermal Decomposition Dangerous decomposition is not anticipated
Toxicological Information (In Rats & Mice)
LD 50 (rat) 2000 mg/kg body weight
Eye Irritation Moderate irritant
Dermal Irritation Not irritating to skin
Ecological Information
  No information available
Transport Information
Not classified as Hazardous
Keep separated from hazardous chemicals
Regulatory Information
Manufactured as per specification set by EEC. Each country has its own laws on colouring of food-stuffs, colourant permitted and their purity standards.
Other Information
This product should be stored, handled and used in accordance with good industrial hygienic practices and in conformity with any legal regulation. The above information is based on the present state of our knowledge of the product at the time of publication. The user must satisfy himself that the product is entirely suitable for his purpose.


Note: All requirement shall be on dry basis.
For total dye content: requirement within tolerance limit of ±7.5% the declared of value.