FD&C Aluminum Lakes

NOTE: Colour / Color compounds listed herein, are premium ingredients. These materials are mainly categorized as FD&C Aluminum Lakes and FD&C Dyes.

  • Aluminum Lakes are insoluble in water, used mainly in the production of products in solid form.
  • Dyes are colours that are soluble in water, and mostly used in the production of products in liquid form.  

Formula: C37H34N2Na2O9Sabsorbed on Al(OH)x H2O

CAS #: 68921-42-6

Name: Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lakes (Brilliant Blue Lake)

Formula: C16H8N2Na2O8Sabsorbed on Al(OH)x H2O

CAS #: 16521-38-3

Name: Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lakes (Indigotine Lake)

COA_Light (11-14%)_EN

MSDS_Light (11-14%)_EN

COA_Dark (30-36%)_EN

MSDS_Dark (30-36%)_EN

Formula: C18H14N2Na2O8S2 absorbed on Al(OH)x H2O

CAS #: 68583-95-9

Name: Red No. 40 Aluminum Lakes (Allura Red Lake)

COA_Light (14-17%)_EN

MSDS_Light (14-17%)_EN

Formula: C16H9N4Na3O9S2 absorbed on Al(OH)x H2O

CAS #: 12225-21-7 

Name: Yellow No. 5 Aluminum Lakes (Tartrazine Lake)

COA_Light (15-18%)_EN

MSDS_Light (15-18%)_EN

COA_Medium (25-28%)_EN

MSDS_Medium (25-28%)_EN

COA_Dark (36-42%)_EN

MSDS_Dark (36-42%)_EN

Formula: C16H10N2Na2O7S2 absorbed on Al(OH)x H2O

CAS #: 15790-07-5

Name: Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lakes (Sunset Yellow Lake)

COA_Light (15-18%)_EN

MSDS_Light (15-18%)_EN



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