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Lake Amaranth

Prepared from Aluminium Hydroxide & Food colour Amaranth, which is a purplish-red (blackcurrant) synthetic coal tar or azo dye found in ice creams, gravy granules, jams, jelly, tinned fruit pie fillings and prawns and packeted cake mixes, soups and trifles.

Lake amaranth is replaced by Lake Allura red in USA, where it is banned.

C.I. No.  16185 
FD&C No. Red 2
E.E.C No.    E 123
C.I. Food Colour No. Red 9
C.A.S No.          915-67-3
Other Names e 123 aluminium lake, pigment red 193, amaranthi lacca aluminica , hlinitý lak amarantu , amaranth aluminium lake, fd & c red no. 2 lake, lebensmittelrot 3 aluminiumlack
Chemical Name Trialuminum salt of 1-(4-sulfo-l-napthylazo)2-naphthol-3-6,diSulfonic acid



Dye Content (% Min.) Shade Price (Rupees) Price (US$)
12%   675 17.00
22%   730 19.00
38%   820 21.00

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