Sunset Yellow FCF

Sunset Yellow FCF

  • Disodium 6-hydroxy-5-[(4-sulfophenyl)azo]-2-naphthalenesulfonate
  • 32041981
  • C16H10N2Na2O7S2
  • Orange crystalline powder
  • 2783-94-0
  • Sunset yellow, sunset yellow lake, fcf
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    1
    25
    200
    220 kg/bag
    25kg/bag or 50kg/bag or 50kg drum or jumbo bag
    As per customer’s request
    1
    25
    200
    220 kg/bag
    25kg/bag or 50kg/bag or 50kg drum or jumbo bag
    As per customer’s request
    1
    25
    200
    220 kg/bag
    25kg/bag or 50kg/bag or 50kg drum or jumbo bag
    As per customer’s request
Grade Origin Download
China
TDS MSDS

Application

Category

  • Dyes and colors
  • Preservatives

 

BRIEF OVERVIEW

Sunset yellow FCF is a petroleum derived orange dye. It is added to foods as food color additive and is sold as E110 in Europe and as FD&C Yellow in the US. The dye is widely used in candies, beverages , jellies etc and also combined with another brown dye called amaranth to be used in chocolates and toffees. It is also used in cosmetics for blush and lipsticks. This azo dye contains 2 hydrocarbon groups joined by 2 nitrogen atoms.

MANUFACTURING PROCESS

Sunset yellow FCF is produced by diazotizing 4-aminobenzenesulfonic acid using hydrochloric acid and sodium nitrite or sulfuric acid and sodium nitrate. The diazo compound is coupled with 6-hydroxy-2-naphthalene-sulfonic acid. The dye is siolated as sodium salt and dried.  

FOOD INDUSTRY

Sunset yellow FCF is widely used in candies, beverages, jellies soda as food color additive as it gives orange color to the food products. It is coupled with another dye called amaranth to produce brown color in chocolates, caramels and toffees.

TEXTILE INDUSTRY

The dye is used for producing orange threads and garments in the textile industry.

COSMETICS

To make lipsticks, blush, eye shadows etc orange, sunset yellow FCF is added.

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