Product Name Carmoisine
Colour Shade
Synonyms Food Red-3
Chemical Name Di-sodium salt of 2-(4 sulpho -1-naphthylazo)-1-naphthol-4-sulphonic acid
C.I. No 14720
C.I. Name Acid Red 14
FDA Status
CAS No. 3567-69-9
EINECS No. 222-657-4
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
Subsidiary dyes, percent by mass. Max. 1
Total organic compound other than colouring matter, percent by mass.
4-aminonaphthalene-1-sulfonic acid
4-hydroxynaphthalene-1-sulfonic acid
Max. 0.50
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