Sunset Yellow

Offering with Sunset Yellow Food Color, which is known as synthetic yellow azo dye that comes with pH dependent maximum absorption limit between 480 and 500 nm and is produced using aromatic hydrocarbons from petroleum. Even these offered Sunset Yellow is known as FD&C Yellow #6 or in Europe Known as E Number E110 or C.I. 15985 and used as a food coloring or cosmetics, and drugs. These offered Sunset Yellow Food Colors are hugely accepted in the Food & Beverages, Confectionery, Bakery products, Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Toothpaste, Washing Powder, Pharmaceuticals, writing inks, crayon colors, toiletry products, animal feeds, identification of agricultural seeds etc.

Sunset Yellow Food Color Manufacturer

Sunset Yellow Food Color Specification

  • Product Name: Sunset Yellow Food Color
  • Color Shade:
  • Color Index No. : 15985
  • Synonyms: Food Yellow – 3, Orange Yellow S
  • Chemical Name: Disodium salt of 1-(4-sulphophe- nylazo)-2-naphthol-6-sulfonic acid
  • CAS No: 2783-94-0
  • 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. : 3.0
  • 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 Sunset Yellow Food Color at room temperature

  • Water (gms./ltr.)  : 120.00
  • Glycerine (gms./ltr.) : 160.00
  • PropyleneGlycon (gms./ltr.) : 20.00
  • Ethanol (95%) (gms./ltr.) : Trace
sunset yellow fcf colour
Stability to Acids Excellent
Stability to Neutral Excellent
Stability to Alkalines Better
Stability to Baking 205°C (400°F) Best
Stability to Light Better
Stability to Heat Best
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