Amaranth Granular




    (Amaranth active colour content)
    Min 85 %
    ColourColour strength 88% +/-3 measured by absorbance spectrophotometry.
    Subsidiary colours 3.0% max.
    SolubilityWater soluble
    (extractable matter)
    Max 0.2 %
    Sodium Chloride (NaCl)15% soluble.
    Heavy metalsMax 40 mg/Kg
    CadmiumMax 1 mg/Kg
    ArsenicMax 3 mg/Kg
    LeadMax 2 mg/Kg
    Matter Insoluble in WaterMax 0.2 %
    MercuryMax 1 mg/Kg
    Free Amines
    Max 0.1 %
    Synthetic IntermediatesMax 0.5 %
    StorageStore in tightly sealed container in dry conditions in original packging at ambient temperatures.
    Shelf life72 months from date of manufacture, when stored in unopened, original packs under conditions as described above.

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Thu 4 August 2011 (667)

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