Sunset Yellow

Sunset Yellow

Specification
Product NameSunset Yellow
Colour ShadeSunset Yellow
SynonymsFood Yellow – 3, Orange Yellow S
Chemical NameDisodium salt of 1-(4-sulphophe- nylazo)-2-naphthol-6-sulfonic acid
C.I. No15985
C.I. Name
FDA StatusFD&C Yellow #6
CAS No.2783-94-0
EINECS No.220-491-7
E. NUMBERE-110
TestEEC (Limit)
Total colouring matters calculated as the sodium salt percent by massMin.85
Water insoluble matter, percent by MassMax.0.20
Combined ether extract, percent by massMax.0.20
Unsulfonated Primary Aromatic amines. percent by massMax.0.01
Subsidiary dyes, percent by massMax.5
Total organic compound other than coloring matter, percent by mass.
4-aminobenzene-1-sulfonic acid
3-hydroxynaphthalene-2,7-disulfonic acid
6-hydroxynaphthalene-2-sulfonic acid
7-hydroxynaphthalene-1,3-disulfonic acid
4,4_-diazoaminodi(benzene sulfonic acid
6,6_-oxydi(naphthalene-2-sulfonic acid
Max.0.50
1-(Phenylazo)-2-naphthalenol(SudanI) (mg/kg)Max.0.50
Heavy metals as pb(mg/kg)Max.40
Arsenic, (mg/kg)Max.3
Lead (mg/kg)Max.2
Mercury (mg/kg)Max.1
Cadmium (PPM)Max.1