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RED IRON OXIDE POWDER E172 S16119 - DFI-799980

Published: 05/07/2019


Label SuggestionColour: Iron oxide or Colour :E172
DescriptionSynthetic high purity Red Iron Oxide
Country of ManufactureUSA
Product CompositionE172
AppearanceA dry red powder
Shelf life12 month from the date of manufacture when stored in full sealed containers.
StorageStore in the dark at 10°C to 20°C and protect from extremes of temperature. If stored for longer the product must be re-evaluated before use.


Specific surface area10.0-16.0 m²/g
Assay(as Fe)Min 68%
Moisture(Content)Max 1.0%
Water Solubility SaltsMax 1.0%
Relative Tinting(Strength)95 -105
Oil Absorption13 - 30 g/100g
ArsenicMax 3 ppm, mg/kg
CadmiumMax 1 ppm, mg/kg
ChromiumMax 100 ppm, mg/kg
Copper(Barium)Max 50 ppm, mg/kg
LeadMax 10 ppm, mg/kg
MercuryMax 1 ppm, mg/kg
NickelMax 200 ppm, mg/kg
ZincMax 100 ppm, mg/kg


Total plate count<100, 000 per gram
Yeasts & Moulds< 1000 per gram
SalmonellaNegative in 25g
ShigellaNegative in 25g

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