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
Sr. No.
Test EEC
  Limit
1  Total dye content, percent by mass on dry basis
at 105 ± 1°C for 2 hrs.)
Min. 85.00
2  Water insoluble matter, percent by Mass Max 00.20
3  Combined ether extract, percent by mass Max 00.20
4  Unsulfonated Primary aromatic amines, percent by mass (calculated as aniline). Max 00.01
5  Subsidiary dyes, percent by mass Max 03.00
6 Total organic compound other than coloring 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 -
00.30
00.20
01.00
7  Heavy metals (as Pb), (mg/kg.) Max 40
8  Arsenic, (mg/kg.) Max 03
9  Lead, (mg/kg.) Max 2
10  Mercury, (mg/kg.) Max 01
11  Cadmium, (mg/kg.) Max 01