Erythrosine
Specification
 Product Name  ERYTHROSINE
Colour Shade
 
 Synonyms  Food Red-14
 Chemical Name Disodium 2-(2,4,5,7-Tetraiodo-3-oxido-6- Oxoxanthen- 9-yl) Benzoate monohydrate.
 C.I. No  45430
 C.I. Name  Acid Red -51
 FDA Status  FD&C Red -3
 CAS No.  16423-68-0
 EINECS No.  240-474-8
 E. NUMBER  E-127
Sr. No.
Test EEC
  Limit
1 Total coloring matters calculated as the sodium salt percent by mass Min. 87.00
2  Water insoluble matter, percent by Mass Max 00.20
3  Combined ether extract, percent by mass Max 00.20
4  Subsidiary coloring matters (except fluorescein) percent by mass Max 04.00
5  Inorganic iodides calculated as sodium iodide percent by mass Max 00.10
6  Fluorescein (mg/kg.)
Max 20.00
7  Organic compounds other than colouring matters, percent by mass,
(a)Tri-iodoresorcinol
(b)2-(2,4-dihydroxy-3,5-diodobenzoyl) benzoic acid
Max
00.20
00.20
8  Heavy metals as pb.(mg/kg.) Max 40
9  Arsenic, (mg/kg.) Max 03
10  Lead, (mg/kg.) Max 2
11 Mercury(mg/kg) Max 01
12 Cadmium( mg/kg) Max 01