Yunnan Tonghai Yang Natural Products Co., Ltd.
Main products:Carthamus Yellow,Tonghai Radish Red,Red Cabbage Color,Purple Sweet Potato Color,Water Soluble Lac Dye
Contact Us
  • Contact Person : Ms. Zhou Ju
  • Company Name : Yunnan Tonghai Yang Natural Products Co., Ltd.
  • Tel : 86-0877-3663828
  • Fax : 86-0877-3663829
  • Address : Yunnan,Yuxi,Yangguang Town
  • Country/Region : China
  • Zip : 652704

Cosmetic colorant

Cosmetic colorant
Product Detailed
Perfect solubility,natural,deodorized,less odour.The 1st natural color for Geographic Indication Protection product in China.

Lac Dye Red

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.

·Quality Standard


Enterprise Standard

Normal Product

Water soluble


Bright Red Powder

Brown Powder

Color Value E(1%,1cm,490nm)



Loss on Drying        %  Less than



Ash   %  Less than





Lead(as Pb)        g/kg  Less than



Arsenic(as As) mg/kg  Less than



Pathogenic Bacteria



·Applications and Usage Instruction(in compliance with GB2760 Hygienic standards for uses of food additives)

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.

·Usage Reference(in compliance with GB2760 Hygienic standards for uses of food additives)

The maximum usage limit for all products is 0.5g/kg.

·Legal registered number

CNS NO 08.104 KFDA NO Natural Additives,13 Japanese NO Natural Additives,462

Cosmetic colorant

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