Brilliant Blue FCF

Specification
Product Name Brilliant Blue FCF
Colour Shade
Synonyms Food Blue – 2
Chemical Name Disodium a-(4-N-ethyl-3-sulfonatobenzylamino phenyl)-a-(4-N-ethyl-3-sulfonatobenzylamino) cyclohaxa-2,5-dienylidene)tolune-2-sulfonate
C.I. No 42090
C.I. Name Acid Blue – 9
FDA Status D&C Blue 1
CAS No. 3844-45-9
EINECS No. 223-339-8
E. NUMBER E-133
Test EEC (Limit)
Total colouring matters calculated as the sodium salt, percent by mass. 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
(a) BOSA, Percent by mass
(b) EBASA, Percent by mass
(c) Leuco Base, Percent by mass
Max.
1.50
0.30
5
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