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  • CAS No.: 15979-35-8
  • Other Names: Lac dye
  • Place of Origin: China (Mainland)
  • Type: Colorants, pigment
  • Brand Name: DACON
  • Model Number: Food Grade
  • Apperance: Bright red or brown fine powder
  • Powder: E130-160
  • Water soluble powder: E70-160

Packaging & Delivery

Packaging Details 25 kg/carton or plastic drum with inner plastic bags or as per your request
Delivery Time prompt

Lac dye red color:

We have our own factory, which is professionally manufacturing various kinds of natural pigment.


Appearance: Powder: Bright red powder Water soluble: Brown powder
Color value E(1%,1cm,pH3.0,513+/-3nm): Powder:130-160  Water soluble:70-160
Package: Powder is packed with 10kg or 20kg carton or plastic drum with inner plastic bags.
                 or as per customer's demand
Storage: Sealed, avoid light, store in cool and dry place.
Shelf life: Powder: two years


Lac Dye Red is a natural food color extracted from the female insect Laccifer lacca which is attach to legume and mulberry plants, by the process of extracting with weak sodium carbonate solution and refining. The main composition is laccaic acid A and laccaic acid B,C,D,E etc.

The appearance of normal Lac Dye Red is bright red powder, can dissolve in ethanol and propanediol, slightly dissolve in water, not in cottonseed oil. The appearance of water soluble lac dye is brown powder, and can completely dissolve in purified water. The shade of color solution is different when PH changes, it’s reddish orange when PH is between 3~5,red to purplish red color when PH is between 5~7, it’s purplish red when PH is more than 7.It has excellent resistance to light and heat in acid medium, but not in alkali medium. It can be influenced by metal ions, especially ferric ion. Before using water soluble Lac Dye Red, appropriate quantity of purified water must be used for dissolving Lac Dye Red before adding into food or beverage.


Lac Dyc Red can be widely used in beverages of fruit vegetable juice(pulp),fruit-flavoured beverages,soda pop,compound seasonings,jam,cocoa products,chocolates and chocolate products,candy,imitation wine.

When use normal Lac Dye Red,should dissolve the color with a small amount of ethanol or propanediol first,and them mix the color solution with food materials.

Before use Water Soluble Lac Dye Red, a small amount of purified water must be used for dissolving the color first,and then mix the color solution with food materials. 





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