Lac dye red pigment is extracted from laccifer lacca by weak alkali solution and refining.
Lac dye red pigment, also known as shellac red, coloring composition is composed of five components of Lac acid A, lac acid B, lac acid C, lac acid D, lac acid E mixture, including Lac acid an accounted for 85%. Lac red high safety, suitable for protein, starch beverage, candy and jelly, cakes and noodles etc.
Lac dye red pigment properties
Main composition: laccaic acid a(85%) and laccaic acid b, c, d, e, etc.
Appearance red or red-purple powder. In aqueous solution its color vary with its pH. when pH is 3-5, it is orange-red, pH is 5-7 red to red-purple color. When pH is more than 7, it is red-purple. The resistance to light and heat is good in acid medium. Powder dissolves in water (0.1%), in alcohol and propanediol, pass through 80-mesh-screen.
|Product Name||Lac Dye Red Pigment|
|Botanical Source||Laccifer lacca|
|Apperance||Red Fine Powder|
|Color Value||E1% 140|
|Main Function||Food Additives|
|Main Application||Applied in foods, like drink, meat, cake, candy etc.|
Lac dye red pigment Application:
When use normal Lac Dye Red, should dissolve the color with a small amount of ethanol or propanediol first, and then mix the color solution with food materials.
Before use Water Soluble Lac Dye Red, a small amount of purified water must be used for dissolving the color first, and then mix the color solution with food materials.