Appearance: Yellow Powder
Color Value E(1%,1cm,600±20nm): 60 ~ 550
Loss on Drying: < 7%
Ash: < 4%
Lead (as Pb): < 3mg/kg
Arsenic(as As): < 2mg/kg
Aerobic Plate Count: < 1,000cfu/g
Pathogenic Bacteria: Negative
Applications and Usage Instruction(in compliance with GB2760: Hygienic standards for uses of food additives):
Gardenia Yellow can be Widely used in instant rice & flour products, fresh-wet pastas and noodles and like products, fresh dried pastas and noodles and like products, fillings for cereal products, cocoa products, chocolates and chocolate products, fruit-flavoured beverages, beverages of fruit and vegetable juice (pulp), frozen drinks(edible ice excluded), cakes, preserved fruits, jelly, puffed food, canned nuts & seeds, imitation wine, fried nuts and seeds, salted vegetable, biscuit, fillings for bakery wares, cooked meat (poultry) ,seasonings, solid beverages.
When use Gardenia Yellow, dissolve the color with a small amount of water first, and then mix the color solution with food materials.
Usage Reference(in compliance with GB2760: Hygienic standards for uses of food additives):
The maximum usage limit for instant rice & products is 1.5g/kg, for raw-wet flour products is 1.0g/kg, for cereal products fillings is 0.2g/kg, and for other products is 0.3g/kg.
Storage: Sealed, avoid light, store in a cool and dry place.
Shelf Life: If the storage condition attains as mentioned above, powder is two years from production date. Once opened, should seal up again and use within six months.