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BLACK IRON OXIDE POWDER E172 - DFI-097993

Published:27/02/2017

Description

A dry powdered black food colour
Country of ManufactureUK
Composition100% E172
AppearanceA dry black powder
StorageStore in the dark at 10°C to 20°C and protect from extremes of temperature
Shelf life12 Months stored in full sealed containers. If stored for longer the product must be re-evaluated before use
ApplicationsBeverages, confectionery, bakery, desserts e.t.c
DosageFrom 0.1% W/W

Specification

ClassifciationSynthetic colour
Country of originUSA
Relative Tinting95 to 105
Assay69.86%
Water Solubility Salts0.15%
Acid Insoluble Matter Max:0.1%
Arsenic Max:1ppm
Lead Max:1ppm
Nutritional InformationThe nutritional content of colourings, does not contribute to the nutritional value of foods due to the extremely low use. Nutritional data is available on request

Microbiological

Total plate countMax 10,000 per gram
Total yeasts and mouldsMax 100 per gram
SalmonellaNegative in 25 grams

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