Quinoline Yellow

Name – Quinoline Yellow WS – Specification

Revision No – 00
Classification – E104 / C.I Food Yellow #13 / C.I.No 47005 / Acid Yellow #3
Effective Date – 01/17/2000

DescriptionYellow Powder
1Total colour/Assay, percent by Mass, min.70.00
2Water-insoluble matter, percent by mass, Max.00.20
3Combined ether extracts, percent by mass, Max.00.20
4Subsidiary dyes, percent by mass, Max.04.00
5Dye intermediates, percent by mass, max.00.50
6Unsulfonated primary aromatic amine (calculated as aniline) percent by mass, max.00.01
7Lead, mg/kg, Max.10.00
8Arsenic, mg/kg, Max.03.00
9Heavy metals, (as pb) mg/kg, max.40.00
10Mercury, mg/kg, Max.01.00
11Cadmium, mg/kg, Max01.00

Quinoline Yellow – Material Safety Sheet (MSDS)

Information of the substance and of the company
Commercial ProductQuinoline Yellow
Our Code
Chemical Family (Class)Quinophthalone
Chemical NameThe disodium salts of the disulfonates of 2-(2-quinodyl) indan-1,3-dione (principal component)
Chemical Characterization Information On Ingredients
CAS No.8004-92-0
Molecular FormulaC18H9NNa2O8S2
Molecular Weight477.38
According to documentation available is edible dye.
Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical StateSolid, Fine Powder / Granules.
pH value5-6
Boiling PointNot applicable
Melting PointNo sharp melting point observed
Flash PointNot applicable
Substance does not having any oxidising property
Ignition TemperatureNot applicable
Explosion LimitNot applicable
Vapour PressureNot applicable
Solubility in water150 gms/litre
Stability & Reactivity
Hazardous ReactionsNo
Hazardous Decomposition ProductNot Established
Chemical In CompatibilityStrong Reducing Agents, Decolourising Agents, Strong Acids & Alkalies
Condition To AvoidI) Heating To High Temperature
II) Storage under damp atmosphere
Reactivity DataThis material is stable under condition of normal handling and use, but sensitive to moist air.
Handling & Storage
HandlingAvoid formation of dust
StorageKeep in closed container at ambient temperature & humidity.
Do Not Store TogetherStore Colourwise.
Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
Respirator ProtectionMay be used (In case dust formation particle filter e.g. DIN 3181-21 may be)
VentilationLocal ventilation capable of minimising dust emission at the point of use.
Eye ProtectionProtective glasses may be used.
Hand ProtectionRubber gloves may be used wash the hands before and at the end of work with water, soap.
Hazards Identification
The usual precautions taken when handling of dyes should be observed.
As the substance is edible dye, no hazardous to water supply.
First Aid Measures
Eye ContactWash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minute.
Skin ContactWash off with plenty of water & soap.
InjestionPlenty full water to be taken inside, special medical attention may not be necessary
Accidental Release Measures
After SpillageSweep up spilled substance carefully, then clean with water.
Absorbent MaterialUse clean cotton cloth.
Disposal Consideration
Can be sent to an incineration plant in accordance with local regulations.
Fire Fighting Measures
Extinguishing MediaUse dry chemicals or carbon dioxide CO2
Thermal DecompositionDangerous decomposition is not anticipated.
Toxicological Information (In Rats & Mice)
LD 50 Oral6000-10000 mg/kg body weight
LD 50 intraperitoneal3800-5000 mg/kg body weight
LD 50 skinNo adverse or pathological effct
LD 50 inhalationNot Known
Eye IrritationNot irritating to Eye
Dermal IrritationNot irritating to skin.
Acceptable Daily Intake
0-2.5 mg/kg body weight
0-2.5 mg/kg body weight
Ecological Information
Water HazardBeing an edible dye, Not established
Transport Information
Not Hazardous Cargo.
Keep seperated 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.

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