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FD&C Yellow #6 Lake

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Product Description

PRODUCT

FD&C Yellow #6 Lake

CAS #

2783-94-0

SYNONYM

Sunset Yellow FCF, Cl 15985:1; 2-Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 6-hydroxy-5-[2-(4-sulfophenyl)diazenyl]-, sodium salt (1:2); Disodium 6-hydroxy-5-[(4-sulphonatophenyl)azo]naphth alene-2-sulphonate

Typical Product Specifications

APPEARANCE

Orange powder, free of foreign matter

COLOR

To match standard

ODOR

Odorless

PURE DYE

17.0% - 19.0%

INSOLUBLES (IN HCL)

not more than 0.5%

LEAD

not more than 20 ppm

ARSENIC

not more than 3 ppm

MERCURY

not more than 1 ppm

MELTING POINT

300 c (dec.)

SOLUBILITY

conc. sulfuric acid

SLIGHTLY SOLUBLE

in abs. alcohol

NOTES

Uses & Restrictions: This color additive may be safely used for coloring foods (including dietary supplements) generally, in amounts consistent with good manufacturing practice. It may also be used in drugs and cosmetics generally, in amounts consistent with good manufacturing practice.
Recommendations: Lipsticks, blushers, nail polish, makeup preparations, and suntan products.

Use: COSMETIC COLORANT

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