PONCEAU 4R

PONCEAU 4R – SPECIFICATION
Name –
PONCEAU 4R
Revision No –
00
Classification
C.I No. -16255/E 124/C.I. FOOD RED 7/C.I. ACID RED 18/IS2558
Effective Date –
01/17/2000
No.
Characteristic
Requirement
DESCRIPTION
REDDISH POWDER
1
Total colour/Assay, percent by Mass, min.
80.00
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.
01.00
5
Dye intermediates, percent by mass, max.•1-naphthylamine-4-sulfonic acid•2-naphthol-6,8-di-sulfonic acid
00.50
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

Application: Typical applications include beverages, confectionery, bakery, dairy fats and oils, meat, seafood, snacks, dry mixes and seasonings, fruit preparation, convenient food, and pharmaceuticals.