Safflower Yellow

Safflower Yellow Detail:

Safflower Yellow is a natural food pigment extracted from the petal of Carthamus Tinctoria L. by the process of extracting, filtrating, purifying, concentrating, sterilizing, spraying & drying. The main coloring ingredient is carthamine.


The appearance of safflower yellow is yellow or brown yellow powder. It can easily dissolve in water and ethanol solution, but not in ether, petroleum ether, oil and acetone. It is an excellent coloring agent for starch, but slightly coloring for protein. Ferric ion can make it becomes black. It has good resistance to light and high temperature.

  Quality Standard


Enterprise Standard


Yellow or Brown Yellow Powder

Color Value E1%1cm405(+-)5nm


Loss on Drying ( %  Less than )


Ash ( %  Less than )


Leadas Pb ( mg/kg  Less than )


Arsenicas As ( mg/kg  Less than )


Total Plate Count ( cfu/g  Less than )


Pathogenic Bacteria



  Application and Usage Reference

Safflower Yellow can be widely used in the coloring of beverage, wine, candy .canned fruit, ice cream, ice-lolly, jelly, preserved fruit. The usage reference for 50 CV is 0.01~0.02%.The usage quantity can be decrease if the CV is more than 50.


Carton with inner plastic bags. Net weight is 10kg for each container. Package standards are also available according to consumers demand.


Sealed, avoid light, store in a cool and dry place.

  Shelf Life

If the storage condition attains as mentioned above, powder is two years from production date. Once opened, should seal up again and use within six months.
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