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Ponceau 4R

Ponceau 4R
Product Description

Ponceau 4R:-

Ponceau 4R is a synthetic colorant used as food coloring agent. Also known by the names of Cochineal Red A, C.I. Acid Red 18, Brilliant Scarlet 3R, New Coccine, this is available in the form of red AZO dye. The major application of Ponceau 4R is in a variety of foodstuffs and snacks. It is mainly obtained from aromatic hydrocarbons as a downstream product of petroleum. The main composition includes trisodium 2-hydroxy-1(4-sulfonato-1-naphthylazo) naphthalene-6,8-disulfonate along with subsidiary coloring agents that are used along with sodium chloride/sodium sulfate as principal uncolored component.

Features of Ponceau 4R:

  • Pure in composition
  • Good coloring agent for food products
  • Obtained from aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Available in the form of red AZO dye

MOQ 50kg

Specification
PRODUCTS NAME PONCEAU 4R
Color SHADE
 
SYNONYMS Food Red-7
CHEMICAL NAME Trisodium 2-hydroxy-1-(4- sulfonato-1-naphtylazo)-naphtalene-6,8-disulfonate
Color INDEX NO. 16255
C.I. NAME Acid Red 18
FDA STATUS --
CAS NO. 2611-82-7
EINECS NO. 220-036-2
EEC NO. E-124
HUE NAME (FOOD) Red - 7
INDIAN STANDARD No. 2258
CLASS Monoazo
TOTAL DYE CONTENT % MIN. 82
LOSS ON DRYING AT 135 C & SODIUM
CHLORIDES & SULPHATES % MAX
18
WATER INSOLUBLE MATTER % MAX.
0.2
ETHER EXTRACTS % MAX.. 0.2
SUBSIDIARY DYE % MAX. 1.0
DYES INTERMEDIATES % MAX. 0.50
UNSULFONATED PRIMARY AROMATIC AMINES % MAX. 0.01
LEAD (AS "Pb") PPM (MAX.) 10.00
ARSENIC (AS "As" PPM (MAX.) 1.00
MERCURY (AS "Hg") PPM (MAX) 1.0
CHROMIUM (AS "Cr") PPM (MAX) 5.0
HEAVY METALS PPM (MAX) 40.00
Total organic compound other than Coloring matters, percent by mass.
4-aminonaphthalene-1-sulfonic acid
7-hydroxynaphthalene-1,3-disulfonic acid
3-hydroxynaphthalene-2,7-disulfonic acid
6-hydroxynaphthalene-2-sulfonic acid
7-hydroxynaphthalene-1,3-6- trisulfonic acid
Max 00.50
WATER (gms/ltr.) 140.0
GLYCERINE (gms/ltr.) 10.00
PROPYLENE GLYCON (gms/ltr.) 50.00
ETHANOL (95%) (gms/ltr.) Trace
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