BRILLIANT BLUE FCF

BRILLIANT BLUE FCF – SPECIFICATION
Name –
BRILLIANT BLUE FCF
Revision No –
00
Classification
FD&C BULE #1/C.I.FOOD BULE #2/E- 133/C.I. NO.42090/IS6406
Effective Date –
01/01/2002
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.
02.00
5
Dye intermediates, percent by mass, max.O- Sulfo – BenzaldehydeN’-N’- Ethyl benzyl aniline 3- sulfonic acidLeuco base
1.500.305.00
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: Brilliant blue FCF can be used in cosmetics, ingested drugs, and foods, including dietary supplements, breakfast cereals, cakes and cupcakes, candies, chewing gum, dairy products, decorations for baking, flavored water and frozen treats.