Carmine Liquid Extract 3.8%


    A solution of carmine standardised for colour strength an pH using a solution of glycerine an potassium hydroxide.

    AppearanceA deep re-purple mobile liquid
    E numberE120


    The E 1% 1cm to be not less than 9.5 when measured at 514nm in pH 7.0 buffer in a 1cm cuvette against buffer as blank
    Pigment ContentCarmine: Typically 3.8% w/w
    StorageTo be stored in tightly closed containers in a cool, dry store protected from direct sunlight
    Shelf life6 months from date of manufacture if storage conditions observed

    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 Fri 21 October 2011 (746)

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