Ponceau 4R

We engaged in manufacturing and supplying huge range of Ponceau 4R Food Colors which is a strawberry red azo dye that are used in a variety of ffood products and usually synthesized from aromatic hydrocarbons. These offered Ponceau 4R Food Colors shades are stable to light, heat, and acid but fades in the presence of ascorbic acid and SO2. Ponceau 4R (known by more than 100 synonyms, including as C.I. 16255, Cochineal Red A, C.I. Acid Red 18, Brilliant Scarlet 3R, Brilliant Scarlet 4R, New Coccine, is a synthetic colourant that may be used as a food colouring. It is denoted by E Number E124.

Ponceau 4R Food Colors

Ponceau 4R Food Color Specification

  • Product Name: Ponceau Food Color
  • Color Shade:
  • Color Index No. : 16255
  • Synonyms: Acid Red 18
  • Chemical Name: ( Trisodium 2-hydroxy-1-(4-sulfonato-1-naphtylazo)- naphtalene-6,8-disulfonate
  • CAS No: 2611-82-7
  • 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
Ponceau 4R Red 7 16255

Solubility of Ponceau 4R Food Color at room temperature

  • Water (gms./ltr.)  : 140.00
  • Glycerine (gms./ltr.) : 10.00
  • PropyleneGlycon (gms./ltr.) : 50.00
  • Ethanol (95%) (gms./ltr.) : Trace
Ponceau 4R Food Color Supplier
Stability to Acids Excellent
Stability to Neutral Excellent
Stability to Alkalines Good
Stability to Baking 205°C (400°F) Best
Stability to Light Better
Stability to Heat Best
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