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Carthamus Yellow Pigment Count:1067 Date:3/17/2015 10:22:27 AM
Other Name: carthamin,carthamin yellow,Saffower Yellow,Carthamus tinctorius yellow,safflower carthamus yellow,flowers carthami

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.

Carthamus Yellow Pigment

Characteristics Carthamus Yellow Natural Pigment

The appearance of Carthamus(Safflower)Yellow is yellow or brown yellow powder. It can easily dissolve in water and ethanol solution, but not in ether, petroleum ether, oil and acetone. It is an excellent coloring agent for starch, but slightly coloring for protein. Ferric ion can make it becomes black. It has good resistance to light and high temperature

Quality Standard Carthamus Yellow Natural Pigment

Items Enterprise Standard
Appearance Yellow or Brown Yellow Powder
Color Value E(1%、1cm、405±5nm) 50~200
Loss on Drying % Less than 10
Ash % Less than 4
Lead(as Pb)mg/kg Less than 5
Arsenic(as As)mg/kg Less than 1
AerobicPlate Count cfu/g Less than 1,000
Pathogenic Bacteria Negative

Applications and Usage Instruction(in compliance with GB2760:Hygienic standards for uses of food additives)

Carthamus Yellow can be widely used in instant rice & flour products, soda pop, fruit-flavoured beverages, beverages offruit 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, fillings for cereal foods, salted and cured meat products,  condiments, puffed food.

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

Usage Reference(in compliance with GB2760:Hygienic standards for uses of food additives)

For instant rice&flour products,the maximum usage limit is 0.5g/kg.The maximum usage limit for other products is 0.2g/kg.

Package Carthamus Yellow Natural Pigment

Powder is packed with corrugated box, carton, or plastic drum with inner double plastic bags, net weight is 10kg or 20kg for each container. Liquid is packed with plastic drum, net weight is 20kg.Package standards are also available according to consumer‵s demand.

Storage Carthamus Yellow Natural Pigment

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

Shelf Life Carthamus Yellow Natural Pigment

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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