ERYTHROSINE

ERYTHROSINE – SPECIFICATION
Name –
ERYTHROSINE
Revision No –
00
Classification
I.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.
Characteristic
Requirement
DESCRIPTION
RED POWDER
1
Total colour/Assay, percent by Mass, min.
87.00
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.Mono- iodo- fluorescein.Lower iodinated fluorescein.
04.00N/AN/A
5
Dye intermediates, percent by mass, max.Tri iodo resorcinol.2 (2,4 -di- hydroxy -3,5-di-iodo benzoyl) benzoic acid.
00.2000.20
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
12
Calcium Stability
01.00