Carthamin


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Carthamin

Carthamin is a natural red pigment derived from safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), earlier known as carthamine.It is used as a dye and a food coloring. As a food additive, it is known as Natural Red 26.

Features

Latin name: Carthamus tinctorius L.(FlosCarthami)
Ingredient: carthamine
Color: E=50-200
Appearance: Yellow or Brown Yellow Powder
CAS: 85532-77-0
Molecular Formula: C21 H22 Oll

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Basic Information

Product Name:Carthamin
Latin name: Carthamus tinctorius L.(FlosCarthami)
Ingredient: carthamine
Color: E=50-200
Appearance: Yellow or Brown Yellow Powder
CAS: 85532-77-0
Molecular Formula: C21 H22 Oll

Function

1. Activating blood to promote menstruation ;
2. Removing blood stasis and alleviating pain ;
3. Treating women’s diseases such as amenorrhea,algomenorrhea and lyma ;
4. Treating injury from falling down,swelling andulcer on the body surface.

Application

The appearance of Carthamus (Safflower) Yellow is yellow or brown yellow powder. It can easily dissolve in water and ethanol solution, but not in ether, petroleum ether, oil and acetone. It is an excellent coloring agent for starch, but slightly coloring for protein. Ferric ion can make it becomes black. It has good resistance to light and high temperature.
Applications and Usage Instruction (in compliance with GB2760:Hygienic standards for uses of food additives)
Carthamus Yellow can be widely used in instant rice & flour products, soda pop, fruit-flavoured beverages, beverages of fruit and vegetable juice (pulp), decorative fruits and vegetables, frozen drinks (edible ice excluded), candy, topping, preserved fruits ,jelly, canned fruits, canned vegetables, canned eight precious porridges, imitation wine, fillings for cereal foods, salted and cured meat products, condiments, puffed food. When use Carthamus Yellow, dissolve the color with a small amount of water first, and then mix the color solution with food materials.
Usage Reference (in compliance with GB2760:Hygienic standards for uses of food additives)
For instant rice&flour products,the maximum usage limit is 0.5g/kg.The maximum usage limit for other products is 0.2g/kg.

Specifications Sheet

 ItemSpecification(%) Result(%)
DescriptionFine powderConforms
ColorYellow powderComplies
Color Value E (1%,1cm,405±5nm)50~20098.32%
Mesh size100% pass 80 meshConforms
SolubilityGood solubility in alcoholConforms
Total  Heavy Metal≤10.00mg/KgConforms
Pb≤1.00 mg/KgConforms
As≤1.00 mg/KgConforms
 Total Bacteria≤1000cfu/gConforms
 Yeast Mold≤100cfu/gConforms
SalmonellaNegativeNegative
 E.Coli NegativeNegative
B1(Aflatoxin)≤5.00ug/KgConforms
 Solvent residences≤0.005%Conforms
Persticide

residences

 

BHC≤0.10mg/KgConforms
DDT≤0.10 mg/KgConforms
PCNB≤0.10 mg/KgConforms
Aldrin≤0.02 mg/KgConforms

Shipping & Storage

Delivery:Sea/Air Shipping & International Express

Shipping Time: 2-3 working days after payment

Package: 1-5kg/Aluminum foil bag, size: 22cm (Width)*32cm (Length)

15-25kg/Drum, size: 38cm (Diameter)*50cm (Height)

Storage: Kept away from strong light and heat.

Shelf Life: 24 months

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