Allura Red

Specification
Product Name Allura Red
Colour Shade
Synonyms Food Red – 17
Chemical Name Di sodium 2 – hydroxy-1-(2-methoxy – 5-methyl-4-sulfonatophenyl azo) naphthalene -6- sulfonate
C.I. No 16035
C.I. Name
FDA Status FD&C Red #40
CAS No. 25956-17-6
EINECS No. 247-368-0
E. NUMBER E-129
Test EEC (Limit)
Total dye content, percent by mass (on dry basis at 105 ± 1°C for 2 hrs.) Min. 85
Water insoluble matter, percent by mass. Max. 0.20
Combined ether extract, percent by mass. Max. 0.20
Unsulfonated Primary aromatic amines, percent by mass. Max. 0.01
Subsidiary dyes, percent by mass. Max. 3
Total organic compound other than colouring matter, percent by mass
6-hydroxy-2-naphthalene sulfonic acid, sodium salt
4-amino-5-methoxy-2-methylbenezene sulfonic acid
6,6-oxybis(2-naphthalene sulfonic acid) disodium salt
Max.
0.30
0.20
1
Heavy metals as pb(mg/kg) Max. 40
Arsenic (mg/kg.) Max. 3
Lead (mg/kg.) Max. 2
Mercury (mg/kg.) Max. 1
Cadmium (mg/kg.) Max. 1