SUNSET YELLOW

SUNSET YELLOW C.S – SPECIFICATION
Name –
SUNSET YELLOW C.S
Revision No –
00
Classification
C.I 15985/C.I. FOOD YELLOW # 3/FD&C YELLOW #6/E – 110/I.S.1695
Effective Date –
01/17/2000
No.
Characteristic
Requirement
DESCRIPTION
LIGHT ORANGE 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 sulfonated.Higher sulfonated.
01.00
5
Dye intermediates, percent by mass, max.•2-Napthol-6-sulfonic acid•aniline-4-sulphonic 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
12
Calcium Stability
Passes The Test

Application: Sunset yellow can be used to provide an orange color to foods, drugs and cosmetics, including dietary supplements,  Sunset yellow is used to color many different types of foods including cereals, snack foods, baked goods, gelatins, beverages, dessert powders, crackers, and sauces.