ALLURA RED

ALLURA RED AC – SPECIFICATION
Name –
ALLURA RED AC
Revision No –
00
Classification
E-129 / C. I. FOOD RED 17 / F D & C RED # 40 / C.I. NO.16035
Effective Date –
01/17/2000
No.
Characteristic
Requirement
DESCRIPTION
REDDISH BROWN POWDER
1
Total colour/Assay, percent by Mass, min.
85.00
2
Water-insoluble matter, percent by mass, Max.
00.20
3
Combined ether extracts, percent by mass, Max.
00.20
4
Subsidiary dyes, percent by mass, Max.Lower sulfonatedHigher sulfonatedDi Sodium salt, 6 – hydroxy ,5- [(2-methoxy -5- methyl -4- sulfophenyl )-azo] -8- (2- methoxy-5- methyl -4- sulfophnoxy)-2- naphthalene sulfonic acid
03.00
5
Dye intermediates, percent by mass, max.•6 – hydroxy- 2- naphthalene sulfonic acid sodium salt.•4- Amino -5- methoxy -2- methylbenzene sulfonic acid . •6,6-0xybis (2-Naphthalene Sulfonic Acid) di sodium salt ,Max
00.5000.30 00.20 01.00
6
Unsulfonated primary aromatic amine (calculated as aniline) percent by mass, max.
00.01
7
Lead, mg/kg, Max.
02.00
8
Arsenic, mg/kg, Max.
03.00
9
Heavy metals, (as pb) mg/kg, max
40.00
10
Mercury, mg/kg, Max.
01.00
11
Cadmium, mg/kg, Max
01.00

Applications: Allura red can be used for coloring food, drugs, and cosmetics, including beverages, frozen treats, powder mixes, gelatin products, candies, icings, jellies, spices, dressings, sauces, baked goods and dairy products.