Highly Concentrated Red 40 Dye - certified at 90% +
Our FD&C RED # 40, concentrated Dye powder, is a vibrant Red powder dye. Red# 40, creates all classic reds including the popular Allura Red. FD and C Red 40 is used in a wide variety of applications and product, - from coloring foods, to cosmetics to dying textiles like wool, and even finds uses in art. Many of the uses, like dying textiles, may not always be under FDA regulations. But many many uses of the concentrated powder dye will. 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.
This concentrated Red 40 dye is certified for use in Food, Drugs & Cosmetics ,always in amounts consistent with current regulations and Good Manufacturing Practices. In Drugs & Cosmetics - colorants are approved for use including those intended for use in the area of the eye.
Colors will vary depending on the amount you use. Our color representation on the website will also vary depending on your monitor settings. FD & C Red 40 Powder dye is a highly concentrated dye and produces a well known classic red also known as Allura Red. Shades will 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: A brownish red powder (Dyes in powder form have a completely different look than when dispersed in water )
After dilution you can achieve any number of hues and shades and colors.
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 Dyes are very concentrated. FD&C Red 40 Powder Dye is over 90%. A little goes a LONG WAY.
To protect hands, use latex or nitrile gloves. Protect the surfaces you are working on, as these colors are very concentrated and will stain counter tops, wood, clothing. Using too much dye than necessary may cause staining while manufacturing and when final product is used. Always test to use the optimal amount.
* If your use for the colorant falls under FDA regulations, review and learn, and follow all related FDA regulations that cover your application. Alway Test before using. 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 www.makeyourown.buzz has been certified by FDA to repack certain certified and approved colorants.We receive the certification, then submit approved colorants for repacking. The FDA sends us back approvals after they examine samples submitted. We are issued Lot and Batch Numbers. When you receive your colors, the FDA lot and batch numbers along with our date stamp and time stamp will be on the containers, and have related paperwork included.