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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.06.043 from 2016-12-14 to 2020-06-17:


 [S]. Ponceau SX shall be the disodium salt of 2-(5-sulpho-2,4-xylylazo)-1-naphthol-4-sulphonic acid, shall contain not less than 85% dye and may contain not more than

  • (a) 0.2% water insoluble matter;

  • (b) 0.2% combined ether extracts;

  • (c) 1.0% subsidiary dyes;

  • (d) 0.5% intermediates;

  • (e) 3 parts per million of arsenic; and

  • (f) 10 parts per million of lead.

  • SOR/82-768, s. 9
  • SOR/84-440, s. 3
  • SOR/2016-305, s. 54
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