ERYTHROSINE

ERYTHROSINE – SPECIFICATION
Name –ERYTHROSINERevision No –00
ClassificationI.S.169/E-127/C.I .No.-45430/FD&C RED #3/FOOD RED #14/C.I FOOD RED-14
  Effective Date –01/01/2002
No.CharacteristicRequirement
 DESCRIPTIONRED POWDER
1Total colour/Assay, percent by Mass, min.87.00
2Water-insoluble matter, percent by mass, Max.00.20
3Combined ether extracts, percent by mass, Max.00.20
4Subsidiary dyes, percent by mass, Max.Mono- iodo- fluorescein.Lower iodinated fluorescein.04.00N/AN/A
5Dye intermediates, percent by mass, max.Tri iodo resorcinol.2 (2,4 -di- hydroxy -3,5-di-iodo benzoyl) benzoic acid. 00.2000.20
6Unsulfonated primary aromatic amine (calculated as aniline) percent by mass, max.00.01
7Lead, mg/kg, Max.10.00
8Arsenic, mg/kg, Max.03.00
9Heavy metals, (as pb) mg/kg, max40.00
10Mercury, mg/kg, Max.01.00
11Cadmium, mg/kg, Max01.00
12Calcium Stability01.00