Quinoline Yellow

Specification
Product Name Quinoline Yellow
Colour Shade
Synonyms Food Yellow – 13
Chemical Name The Disodium salts of the disulphonates of 2-(2-quinolyl) 1,3-dione (principal component)
C.I. No 47005
C.I. Name Acid Blue – 3
FDA Status
CAS No. 8004-92-0
EINECS No. 305-897-5
E. NUMBER E-104
Test EEC (Limit)
Total colouring matters calculated as the sodium salt, percent by mass. Min. 70
Sodium 2-(2-Quionoly) Indan-1, 3-Dione Monosulfonate, percent by mass,
Disodium 2-(2-Quionoly) Indan-1, 3 Disulfonate, percent by mass,
Trisodium 2-(2-Quionoly) Indan-1, 3-Dione Trisulfonate, percent by mass,
Max.
Min.
Max
15
80
07
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 (calculated as aniline). Max. 0.01
Subsidiary dyes, percent by mass. Max. 4
Total organic compound other than colouring matter, percent by mass Max. 0.50
2-(2-quinolyn)indan-1,3-dione, (mg/kg.) Max. 4
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