Carmine Water Soluble Powder


    A spray dried alkaline solution of carmine, the aluminimum lake of carminic acid

    AppearanceA fine purple / pink powder
    C. I. Number75470
    E numberE120


    (Carminic Acid)
    Min 50 %
    Max 10 %
    SolubilityWater insoluble
    Heavy metals
    Max 40 ppm
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    LeadMax 10 ppm
    StorageCool, protected from light
    PackagingWhite pails: 1kg, 5kg, 10kg
    Shelf life6 months from date of manufacture


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

    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 Tue 8 February 2011 (418)

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