Allura Red

Manufactured Allura Red Food color is a red azo dye that goes by several names, including FD&C Red 40. These Allura Red food color is an azo dye derived from petroleum and most commonly used red food dye. It is usually supplied as its red Orange red synthetic sodium salt, but can also be used as the calcium and potassium salts. Allura Red is a highly versatile food color used in cereal, beverages, gelatins, puddings, dairy products, frozen treats, powder mixes, icings, jellies. Food colour allura red is an azo dye, approved to replace Amaranth in the United States of America where it is prohibited.

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Allura Red Food Color Specification

  • Product Name: Allura Red Food Color
  • Color Shade:
  • Color Index No. : 16035
  • Synonyms: Food Red – 17
  • Chemical Name: Di sodium 2 – hydroxy-1-(2-methoxy – 5-methyl-4-sulfonatophenyl azo) naphthalene -6- sulfonate
  • CAS No: 25956-17-6
  • Class: Monoazo
  • Total Dye Content % Min. : 85
  • Loss on Drying at 135°C & Sodium Chloride & Sulphates % Max. : 15
  • Water Insoluble Matter % Max. : 0.2
  • Ether Extracts % Max. : 0.2
  • Subsidiary Dye % Max. : 3.0
  • Dyes Intermediates % Max. : 1.50
  • Unsulphonated Primary Aromatic Amines % Max. : 0.01
  • Lead (AS "Pb") PPM (Max.) : 10.00
  • Arsenic (AS "Pb") PPM (Max.) : 1.00
  • Mercury (AS "Pb") PPM (Max.) : 1.0
  • Chromium (AS "Pb") PPM (Max.) : 5.0
  • Heavy Metal PPM Max. : 40.00
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Solubility of Allura Red Food Color at room temperature

  • Water (gms./ltr.)  : 220.00
  • Glycerine (gms./ltr.) : 30.00
  • PropyleneGlycon (gms./ltr.) : 15.00
  • Ethanol (95%) (gms./ltr.) : Trace
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Stability to Acids Excellent
Stability to Neutral Excellent
Stability to Alkalines Better
Stability to Baking 205°C (400°F) Better
Stability to Light Best
Stability to Heat Best
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