Food Orange 5
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C40H56
Molecular Weight: 536.87
Appearance: purple or red solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent anti-oxidizing, UV absorbing, dispersing abilities. natural dye. Vitamin A precursors.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as dye. eg: food, personal care products.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as antioxidant.
Antioxidant, UV absorbing agent in personal care products.