FD&C Red #40 Aluminum Lake Dye
FD&C Red #40 Lake Dye is approved for cosmetic use with restrictions.
NOT APPROVED FOR USE AROUND THE EYES
INCI: (CI:15850) (CAS#: 25956-17-6)
Synonym: Allura, C.I Food Red 17; 6-Hydroxy-5-((6- methoxy-4-sulfo-m-tolyl)azo)-2-naphthalenesulfonic acid disodium salt; 2-Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 6-hydroxy-5-(2- methoxy-5-methyl-4-sulfophenyl)azo]-, disodium salt;
Insoluble but miscible (dispersible) in water & oils.
D&C Lake Dyes and FD&C Lake Dyes are subject to Batch Certification restrictions if you plan on using them in makeup for re-sale. This product has been Batch Certified and packed by the manufacturer. It may be used for commercial use.
Shelf Life: The shelf life is indefinite as long as the original seal is intact, the original label is in place and readable, and the container has not been compromised.