Erythrosine Lake Powder


    A dry powdered red pigment of erythrosine dye, precipitated onto aluminium hydroxide salts

    AppearanceA red/pink free flowing powder
    C. I. Number45430:1
    E numberE127


    SolubilityInsoluble in water, glucose, sucrose.
    Pigment Content
    (Pure dye content)
    22.0 to 27.0%
    7.00 to 9.00@ 10g/L in water
    Heavy metals
    Max 40 ppm
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    LeadMax 10 ppm
    Density0.6 to 0.70g/ml
    StorageCool, protected from light
    PackagingWhite pails of 5kgs and 25kgs
    Shelf life6 months from date of manufacture


    Total plate countMax 100 per gram
    YeastsMax 10 /g
    MouldsMax 10 /g
    SalmonellaNegative in 25 grams
    ShigellaNegative in 25 grams

    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 9 March 2012 (1014)

    Product also known as : E127

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