PERMACOL® FD&C Dyes

  • pharmaceuticalsPERMACOL FD&C Dyes cover the full range of colors certified in the U.S. for use in food products.
  • All products meet or exceed the most stringent requirements for purity and safety.
  • Vibrant colors exhibit excellent tinctorial strength and stability to light and heat.
  • Water-soluble colors are ideally suited for aqueous-based systems.
  • Lot-to-lot consistency ensures predictable and repeatable results.
  • Ideal choice for coloring foods, drugs, cosmetics and personal care products.

PERMACOL FD&C Dyes

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FD&C Yellow 5
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
SS
SS
IE
IE
IE
IE
IE
IE
I
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
I
I
5
5
5
5
6
d
4
3
1
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FD&C Yellow 6
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
S
SS
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
I
I
3
5
5
5
6
4
4
3
1
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FD&C Red 40
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
S
SS
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
I
I
3
5
5
5
6
4
4
3
1
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FD&C Red 3
 
Stability to
Variations in pH
Solubility at 25° C
Microbiological Data
Light
Oxidation
Heat
pH 3
pH 8
Distilled Water
Glycerine
Propylene Glycol
Ethanol (95%)
APC
Yeast & Mold
Gram Negative
Poor
Fair
Good
Precipitates
Stable
12 oz/gal
30 oz/gal
28 oz/gal
2 oz/gal
<1000 col/gram
<100 col/gram combined
Negative
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FD&C Blue 2
Stability to
Variations in pH
Solubility at 25° C
Microbiological Data
Light
Oxidation
Heat
pH 3
pH 8
Distilled Water
Glycerine
Propylene Glycol
Ethanol (95%)
APC
Yeast & Mold
Gram Negative
Very Poor
Poor
Good
Appreciable fade <1 week
Fades completely
1 oz/gal
2 oz/gal
Trace
Tint
<1000 col/gram
<100 col/gram combined
Negative
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FD&C Blue 1
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
S
S
C
I
C
C
C
C
I
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
Ia
I
3
5
4g
4
6
4r
4
2
1
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FD&C Green 3
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
S
M
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
I
I
3
5
5
2b
6
3r
4
2
1

* Food use only

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The shades illustrated on this website are intended to convey the general color characteristics of each dye and are not intended to be an accurate representation of how the finished dyeings will actually appear. Due to differences in computer monitors, screen resolutions and graphics cards, the colors displayed here may vary.

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