CAS Number: 94238-00-3
Name: Gardenia yellow
Synonyms: Kuchinashiyellow; Rikecolor Kuchinashi 20; Crocin I; CCRIS 7705;
Appearance: Orange yellow to reddish yellow powder
Source: Natural product.
Product name: Gardenia yellow
CAS No.: 94238-00-3
Molecular Formula: C44H64O24
Molecular Weight: 977.21
Appearance: Yellow fine powder
Color value E(1%, 1cm, 440+/-5nm): 60-550
Package: Powder is packed with 10kg or 20kg carton or plastic drum with inner plastic bags.
Storage: Sealed, avoid light, store in cool and dry place.
Shelf life: Two years
Gardenia Yellow, a pure natural and water soluble food color, is extracted from the gardenia fruit of madder family (Gardenia jasmimoides ELLIS) by the process of crushing, extracting, filtrating, purifying, concentrating, sterilizing, spraying & drying.
The main coloring ingredient is crocin and crocetin.
Gardenia Yellow is a yellow powder, can be dissolved in water and alcohol solution easily. It has a good resistance to light and temperature in neutral and weak alkaline mediums.
Gardenia Yellow can be widely used in instant rice & flour products, raw-wet flour ptoducts, raw-dry flour products, cereal products fillings, cocoa products, chocolates and chocolate products, fruit-flavoured beverages, beverages of fruit and vegetablejuice (pulp), frozen drinks(edible ice excluded), candy, cakes, preserved fruits, jelly, puffed food, canned nuts & seeds, imitation wine. When use Gardenia Yellow, dissolve the color with a small amount of water first, and then mix the color solution with food materials.
|Drying Loss ≤||7%|
|Ash Content ≤||9%|
|Heavy metal ≤||10mg/kg|
|Germs Count ≤||1000/g|
|Colon Bacillus ≤||30MPN/100g|
|Pathogenic Bacteria||Not Detected|