Lake Amaranth

Lake Amaranth – Specification

Name – Lake Amaranth
Revision No – 00
Classification – E123 /C.I. Food Red -9 /C.I. No. 16185 /C.I.Acid Red#27/Bordeaux-S
Effective Date – 01/01/2002

No. Characteristic Requirement
1 Dye content, percent by mass, 12.00-17.00
2 Loss of drying, percent by mass 12.00-17.00
3 PH of 2% slurry 04.00-05.00
4 Bulk density 00.20-00.50
5 Free dye content percent by mass, max 00.40
6 Particle size, micron, max . 50.00
7 Lead, mg/kg, Max. 10.00
8 Arsenic, mg/kg, Max. 02.00
9 Heavy metals, (as pb) mg/kg, max. 10.00

Amaranth Lake – Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Information of the substance and of the company
Commercial Product Amaranth Lake
Our Code L01
CAS NO. 915-67-3 (parent colour)
C.I. NO. 16185 (parent colour)
EINECS NO. 212-022-2 (parent colour)
Chemical Composition/Information On Ingredients
Lake Amaranth 100 915-67-3
(parent colour)
(parent colour)
Physical and chemical properties
Physical State Solid, fine amorphous powder.
Colour Bluish red.
Odor Odorless
pH value 4-6
Boiling Point Not applicable
Melting Point No sharp melting point observed
Flash Point Not applicable
Ignition Temperature Not applicable
Explosion Limit Not applicable
Vapour Pressure Not applicable
Density 0.20 – 0.70
Solubility in water Insoluble in water,(may be slightly soluble in water)
Stability & Reactivity
Hazardous Reactions No information available.
Hazardous Decomposition Product No information available.
Chemical In Compatibility Strong Reducing Agents, Decolourising Agents, Strong Acids & Alkalies
Condition To Avoid I) Heating To High Temperature
II) Storage under damp atmosphere
Reactivity Data This material is stable under condition of normal handling and use, but sensitive to moist air.
Handling & Storage
Handling Avoid formation of dust
Storage Keep in closed container at ambient temperature & humidity
Do Not Store Together Store Colourwise
Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
Respirator Protection May be used (In case dust formation particle filter e.g. DIN 3181-21 may be)
Ventilation Local ventilation capable of minimising dust emission at the point of use
Eye Protection Protective glasses may be used
Hand Protection Rubber gloves may be used wash the hands before and at the end of work with water, soap
Hazards Identification
Not hazardous.
Slight risk of dust explosion
First Aid Measures
Eye Contact Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minute
Skin Contact Wash off with plenty of water & soap
Injestion Plenty full water to be taken inside, special medical attention may not be necessary
Inhalation Seek medical attention if excessive.
Accidental Release Measures
Clean up procedure Remove split powder by vaccum cleaner or Sweeping, for disposal of waste, -see section 10
Absorbent Material Use clean cotton cloth
Disposal Consideration
Can be sent to an incineration plant in accordance with local regulations
Fire Fighting Measures
Extinguishing Media Use dry chemicals or carbon dioxide CO2
Thermal Decomposition Dangerous decomposition is not anticipated
Toxicological Information (In Rats & Mice)
LD 50(rat) 20000 mg/kg body weight
Eye Irritation Moderate irritant
Dermal Irritation Not irritating to skin.
Ecological Information
Water Hazard No information available.
Transport Information
Not classified as Hazardous.
Keep separated from hazardous chemicals
Regulatory Information
Manufactured as per specification set by BIS (India), FAO/WHO (JECFA). Each country has its own laws on colouring of food-stuffs, colourant permitted and their
purity standards
Other Information
This product should be stored, handled and used in accordance with good industrial hygienic practices and in conformity with any legal regulation. The information contained herein is based on the present state of our knowledge and is intended to describe our products from the point of view of health and safety requirements. It should not therefore be construed as guaranteeing specific properties


Note: All requirement shall be on dry basis.
For total dye content: requirement within tolerance limit of ±7.5% the declared of value.

Vinayak Ingredients India is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Lake Amaranth, for enquiries please contact us at the details mentioned below:

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