FD&C Blue No. 1 Dye

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FD&C Blue No 1 Certified Dye

Our F D & C BLUE No 1  is a highly concentrated  dye powder, also known as Blue #1 Powder is a popular, classic Blue colorant used in a wide variety of applications and products - from art, to cosmetics to dying textiles like wool. FD and C Blue no 1 is used in all kinds of products. Many uses, like dying textiles or art, may not always come under the jurisdiction of the FDA. However many uses of the FD & C Blue No. 1 concentrated powder dye WILL fall under the FDA regulations. If you are using the product in Food, Drugs, or Cosmetics, then you will need to familiarize yourself with the FDA regulations for colors, and use them accordingly. The Blue # 1 dye is certified for use in Food, Drugs & Cosmetics , in amounts consistent with current regulations and Good Manufacturing Practice. In Drugs & Cosmetics - colorants are approved for use including those intended for use in the area of the eye.

Color: Colors will vary depending on the amount you use. Our color representation on the website will also vary depending on your monitor settings. This FD & C Blue No 1 Powder is a highly concentrated dye and produces a well known classic deep blue typically. But shades vary depending on the amount of dye used. Experiment with different concentrations, and blends with other colorants to get just the color you desire.

Physical Form: Blue and greenish Powder (Dyes in powder form have a completely different look than when dispersed in water )

Storage: Always keep product stored in air tight containers away from humidity, and at room temperature.

Shelf Life: Indefinite if stored properly in a sealed airtight container.

Our water soluble dyes are very concentrated. Blue # 1 Concentrated Powder Dye is over 90%. A little goes a LONG WAY. Completely water soluble and so easy to use. 

Read the SDS. Use gloves to protect hands. Colors are very concentrated and will stain counter tops, wood, clothing. Protect the surfaces you are working on. Using too much dye than necessary may cause staining while manufacturing and when final product is used. Always test to use the optimal amount.

Always test your final product to insure optimal performance with no staining. We suggest keeping a retained sample to ensure optimal long term quality and shelf life and for later comparisons

FDA Batch Certification information: Chemistry Connection, of Conway Arkansas, the owner and operator of is certified by the FDA to repack certain approved colorants.We receive certification after registering our company, then submit approved colorants for repacking. The FDA sends us approvals after they examine samples. When you receive your colors, the FDA lot and related batch numbers along with our date stamp and time stamp will be on the containers, and have related paperwork included.

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  • 5
    Great color payoff!

    Posted by GBar on Apr 9th 2018

    Just a little goes a long way. The vibrant color from this dye completely amazed me. So glad I decided to purchase it.

  • 5

    Posted by Pennie on Sep 10th 2017

    Best Product I have used for colorant

  • 5

    Posted by PENNIE on Sep 10th 2017

    The best colorant I have used for my products