Carmoisine

Carmoisine is an additional synthetic food dye in the red to maroon colour range that restrains NN and CC chromophore groups that is also known as food red 3 and acid red 14. Being soluble in water, Synthetic Carmoisine Food Color comes with melting point of >300 C that makes these suitable for coloring of cosmetics, medicines and food. Carmoisine, also known as Azorubine, is an artificial food coloring with a red hue. A fine dark red powder which creates a clear bright red colour when diluted with water.

Synthetic Carmoisine Food Color

Carmoisine Food Color Specification

  • Product Name: Carmoisine Food Color
  • Color Shade:
  • Color Index No. : 14720
  • Synonyms: Food Red-3
  • Chemical Name: Di-sodium salt of 2-(4 sulpho -1-naphthylazo)-1-naphthol-4-sulphonic acid
  • CAS No: 3567-69-9
  • Class: Monoazo
  • Total Dye Content % Min. : 87
  • Loss on Drying at 135°C & Sodium Chloride & Sulphates % Max. : 13
  • Water Insoluble Matter % Max. : 0.2
  • Ether Extracts % Max. : 0.2
  • Subsidiary Dye % Max. : 1.0
  • Dyes Intermediates % Max. : 0.50
  • 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 Carmoisine Food Color at room temperature

  • Water (gms./ltr.)  : 120.00
  • Glycerine (gms./ltr.) : 120.00
  • PropyleneGlycon (gms./ltr.) : 50.00
  • Ethanol (95%) (gms./ltr.) : Trace
Carmoisine Synthetic Color In India
Stability to Acids Excellent
Stability to Neutral Excellent
Stability to Alkalines Better
Stability to Baking 205°C (400°F) Good
Stability to Light Best
Stability to Heat Betters
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