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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.06.053 from 2016-12-14 to 2024-02-06:


 [S]. Citrus Red No. 2 shall be 1-(2,5-dimethoxyphenylazo)-2-naphthol, shall contain not less than 98% dye and may contain not more than

  • (a) 0.5% volatile matter (at 100°C);

  • (b) 0.3% sulphated ash;

  • (c) 0.3% water soluble matter;

  • (d) 0.5% carbon tetrachloride insoluble matter;

  • (e) 0.05% uncombined intermediates;

  • (f) 2.0% subsidiary dyes;

  • (g) 1 part per million of arsenic; and

  • (h) 10 parts per million of lead.

  • SOR/82-768, s. 12
  • SOR/84-440, s. 3
  • SOR/2016-305, s. 55

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