Zelang Group - Natural Plant Extract

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  • Date: 1/15/2016 4:03:07 PM
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Carthamus Safflower Yellow Pigment image

Carthamus (Safflower) Yellow is a natural food pigment extracted from the petal of Carthamus Tinctoria L. by the process of extracting, filtrating, purifying, concentrating, sterilizing, spraying & drying. The main coloring ingredient is carthamine.

Characteristics Carthamin, Saffower Yellow, Carthamin Yellow, Safflower Carthamus Yellow, Flowers Carthami, Safflower Carthamus, Carthamus Tinctorius Yellow, Saffron, 红花黄色素, 100% Pure Natural Plant Extract

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.

Package Carthamin, Saffower Yellow, Carthamin Yellow, Safflower Carthamus Yellow, Flowers Carthami, Safflower Carthamus, Carthamus Tinctorius Yellow, Saffron, 红花黄色素, 100% Pure Natural Plant Extract

Powder is packed with corrugated box, carton, or plastic drum with inner double plastic bags, net weight is 10kg or 20kg for each container. Liquid is packed with plastic drum, net weight is 20kg. Package standards are also available according to consumer's demand.

Storage Carthamin, Saffower Yellow, Carthamin Yellow, Safflower Carthamus Yellow, Flowers Carthami, Safflower Carthamus, Carthamus Tinctorius Yellow, Saffron, 红花黄色素, 100% Pure Natural Plant Extract

Sealed, avoid light, store in a cool and dry place.

Shelf Life Carthamin, Saffower Yellow, Carthamin Yellow, Safflower Carthamus Yellow, Flowers Carthami, Safflower Carthamus, Carthamus Tinctorius Yellow, Saffron, 红花黄色素, 100% Pure Natural Plant Extract

If the storage condition attains as mentioned above, powder is two years from production date. Once opened, should seal up again and use within six months.

Quality Standard Carthamin, Saffower Yellow, Carthamin Yellow, Safflower Carthamus Yellow, Flowers Carthami, Safflower Carthamus, Carthamus Tinctorius Yellow, Saffron, 红花黄色素, 100% Pure Natural Plant Extract

Items Enterprise Standard
Appearance Yellow or Brown Yellow Powder
Color Value E (1%、1cm、405±5nm) 50~200
Loss on Drying % Less than 10
Ash % Less than 4
Lead (as Pb) mg/kg Less than 5
Arsenic (as As) mg/kg Less than 1
Aerobic Plate Count cfu/g Less than 1,000
Pathogenic Bacteria Negative