Monascus Yellow

Monascus Yellow Pigment-NutriHerb

Monascus Yellow

The monascus yellow pigment  is NOT high temperature resistant offered by other Ordinary manufactures. Well land’s monascus yellow nature pigment have excellent heat resistance, which can be applied in all kinds of food.


Appearance:Water solutable liquid solution
PH value:3.0-8.0
Optional color value:10-30E
Usage way:Mix with material directly
Suggested dosage:0.05%~0.3%

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Basic Information

Name Monascus yellow pigment
Colour Orange
Appearance Water solutable liquid solution
PH value 3.0-8.0
Optional color value 10-30E
Extract way Made by Monascus as raw material, adding sulfide yellow, then purified by extraction.
Usage way Mix with material directly
Suggested dosage 0.05%~0.3%
Storage way Tightly sealed in a clean, cool, dry area, keep away from strong, direct light.
Packing 10 kg(1 kg X 10 bottle)
20 kg (1 kg X 20 bottle)
20 kg (5 kg X 4 bottle)
Or we can make customized package.
Shelf life 8 months


It can be dissolved in water and alcohol solution easily, but not in oil. Color of solution changes when PH is different. The powder can't absorb moisture and can't form solid if store well.


1. Used in many types of paints, including anti-rust paint, water-soluble indoor/outdoor paints and oil-based paints.
2. Used for dyeing construction materials, such as bricks, for concrete bricks, pavement, colorful tiles, roofing tiles and man-made marble. Colors for ceramic body.
3. Used in paper industry, esp. rice paper.
4. Used for surface coloration of plastic epoxy floor, color for pitch.
5. Used as a more fade-resistant dye for plastics.

Specifications Sheet

Item Data
Citrinin content (μg/kg) ≤ 200
Ash content w/% ≤ 10.4
476nm Absorbancy ≥ 100
As content (mg/kg) ≤ 3
Pb content (mg/kg) ≤ 5


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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