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Published: 16/04/2019


DescriptionA very fine black powder which is produced through the carbonisation of specially harvested vegetable matter as per compliant to EU Legislation
UsageFood colour compliant with commission Regulation EU 231/2012
Usage RateAs required according to local legislation
Organoleptic testPasses
StorageStore in clean, dry conditions avoiding extremes of temperatures and bright sunlight , store at ambient temperatures
Shelf life12 months on opening: 1 month
Country of ManufactureUK


IdentificationE153 Carbon Black
Moisture Max:12g/100g
Ash Max:4g/100g
Lead Max:2ppm
Arsenic Max:3ppm
Mercury Max:1ppm
Cadmium Max:1ppm
DE(cmc)< 2.0 v std @ 1 % maldodextrin
Sieve Analysis(Mesh 0.4 mm)100 % passes
Colour(method:pigment content)value: >95%
Particle sizecolouring powder v std 100% +/- 5
Particle size<98% passing free through a 150 mesh sieve. >90 % to be<10 microns >50 % to be < 4 microns >10 % to be < 1 micron
PackagingFood grade triple paper bag in cardboard box
HandlingThe product is safe for the intended use.Avoid ingestion, inhalation of dust or direct contact by applying suitable protective measures and personal hygiene .For full safety information and necessary precautions, please refer to Material safety Data sheet
IngredientsE153 Vegetable Carbon


Total plate count Max:1000cfu/g
Yeasts Max:100cfu/g
Moulds Max:100cfu/g
Enterobacteriaceae Max:0cfu/g
Escherichia Coli Max:0cfu/g
SalmonellaAbsent in 25g
ListeriaAbsent in 25g
Aerobic count Max:1000cfu/g

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