Erythrosine

Erythrosine, also known as Red No. 3, is an organoiodine compound, exclusively a derivative of fluorone. It is a pink dye which is mainly used for food coloring. Erythrosine Food Color comprises benzoate monohydrate, disodium 2-(2,4,5,7-tetraiodo-3-oxidooxoxanthen-9-y1) as well as its subsidiary coloring matter with sodium chloride, water as well as sodium sulfate that work as principal uncolored components. These offered Erythrosine Food Colors that provides a pleasing watermelon-red color when used in foods.  Erythrosine is an artificial red (cherry-pink) food colouring made from coal tar. It is a synthetically produced food colouring agent classed as a xanthene colour. 

Erythrosine Food Dye In India

Erythrosine Food Color Specification

  • Product Name: Erythrosine Food Color
  • Color Shade:
  • Color Index No. : 45430
  • Synonyms: Food Red – 14
  • Chemical Name: Disodium 2-(2,4,5,7-Tetraiodo-3-oxido-6- Oxoxanthen- 9-yl) Benzoate monohydrate.
  • CAS No: 16423-68-0
  • Class: Xanthine
  • 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. : 4.0
  • Dyes Intermediates % Max. : 0.40
  • 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
Erythrosine Food Colour

Solubility of Erythrosine Food Color at room temperature

  • Water (gms./ltr.)  : 70.00
  • Glycerine (gms./ltr.) : 20.00
  • PropyleneGlycon (gms./ltr.) : 50.00
  • Ethanol (95%) (gms./ltr.) : 15.00
erythrosine Lake Food Colour
Stability to Acids Very Weak
Stability to Neutral Excellent
Stability to Alkalines Good
Stability to Baking 205°C (400°F) Good
Stability to Light Better
Stability to Heat Better
Erythrosine Colour In India