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Carthamus red/yellow

Release time:[2016-03-31]       Returns

Carthamus(Safflower)Yellow is a natural food pigment extracted from the petal of Carthamus Tinctoria L. By the process of extracting, filtrating, purifying, concentrating, sterilizing, spraying & drying. The main coloring ingredient is carthamine.

Appearance: Yellow or Brown Yellow Powder
Color Value E(1%, 1cm, 405± 5nm): 100~200
Loss on Drying: Less than 10 %
Ash: Less than 4 %
Lead(as Pb): Less than 5 mg /kg
Arsenic(as As): Less than 1 mg /kg
Total Plate Count: Less than 1, 000 cfu/g
Pathogenic Bacteria: Negative

Carthamus red

Carthamin is the main part of the carthamus red. We can see glossy dirty red to reddish-brown grain or crystalline powder with our naked eyes. It is water-fast. It is absolute a natural pigment abstracted from the fresh petals of Carthamus tinctorius L. By modern biotechnology.

Appearance: Reddish-brown grain or crystalline powder
Color Value: E50-E90
Odor: Characteristic
Loss on Drying: NMT 5%
Sulphated Ash: <5%
Heavy metal: 10PPM
Residual Solvents: 0.05PPM
Total Plate Count: 1000CFU/gm
Yeast&Mold: 100CFU/gm
Salmonella: Negative
E. Coli: Negative

Applications and Usage Instruction

Carthamus(Safflower)Yellow can be widely used in instant rice & flour products, soda pop, fruit-flavoured beverages, beverages of fruit and vegetable juice(pulp), decorative fruits and vegetables, frozen drinks(edible ice excluded), candy, topping, preserved fruits, jelly, canned fruits, canned vegetables, canned eight precious porridges, imitation wine.

When use Carthamus Yellow, dissolve the color with a small amount of water first, and them mix the color solution with food.

Usage Reference: For instant rice& flour products, the maximum usage limit is 0.5g. The maximum usage limit for other products is 0.2g.

Storage: Sealed, avoid light, store in a cool and dry place.

Shelf Life: If the storage condition attains as mentioned above, powder is two years from production date. Once opened, should seal up again and use within six months.

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