Quinoline Yellow

Quinoline Yellow is a bright greenish yellow, water soluble dye, which is known as food additive that is developed using sulfonating 2-(2-quinolyl) Indan-1, 3-dione. These offered food color are included in beverages, confectionery, meat, bakery, dairy fats and oils, seafood, snacks, dry mixes and seasonings, fruit preparation, convenient food, flavors, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.  Quinoline Yellow is the only dye in this group of importance for use in food coloration.

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Quinoline Yellow Food Color Specification

  • Product Name: Quinoline Yellow Food Color
  • Color Shade:
  • Color Index No. : 47005
  • Synonyms: Acid Yellow – 3
  • Chemical Name: The Disodium salts of the disulphonates of 2-(2-quinolyl) 1,3-dione (principal component)
  • CAS No: 8004-92-0
  • Class: Quino Phthalone
  • Total Dye Content % Min. : 70 / 78
  • Loss on Drying at 135°C & Sodium Chloride & Sulphates % Max. : 30
  • Water Insoluble Matter % Max. : 0.2
  • Ether Extracts % Max. : 0.2
  • Subsidiary Dye % Max. : 4.0
  • 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 Quinoline Yellow Food Color at room temperature

  • Water (gms./ltr.)  : 150.00
  • Glycerine (gms./ltr.) : 40.00
  • PropyleneGlycon (gms./ltr.) : 40.00
  • Ethanol (95%) (gms./ltr.) : Trace
Quinoline Yellow Food Color
Stability to Acids Excellent
Stability to Neutral Excellent
Stability to Alkalines Weak
Stability to Baking 205°C (400°F) Better
Stability to Light Best
Stability to Heat Better
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