Tartrazine E102 FG C.I. 19140


Certified Food Grade

Tartrazine is a synthetic lemon yellow azo dye commonly used as a food colouring and is water soluble. Tartrazine can be used with Brilliant Blue FCF or Green S to produce various green shades.

  • Commonly used as a food colouring

C.I. 19140 
Dye Content: >80%
Molecular Formula: C16H9N4Na3O9S2  
Molecular Weight: 534.36g/mol
Lambda max: 425 nm (In Water)
Water-insoluble Matter: <0.20%
Subsidiary Dyes: <1.00%
Heavy metals (as Pb): <40mg/Kg
Arsenic (As): <3.00mg/Kg
Lead (Pb): <10.00mg/Kg 
Mercury (Hg): <1.00mg/Kg 
Cadmium (Cd): <1.00mg/Kg

Hazard Phrases: May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

Prec Phrases: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

Cas No: 1934-21-0
Einecs No: 217-699-5

HS CODE: 32129000


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