Caustic Sulfite Caramel Colours
Mascot's Type II Caramel Colours are produced from carbohydrates that are heated in the presence of sulphite compounds. No ammonium compounds are used. It is spirit soluble, red tone, and a negative ionic charge caramel colour. It is commonly used in tea, whisky, and brandy.
Whiskies, Brandies, Tea, Confectionaries and Distillery Industries.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL SPECIFICATIONS|
|Colour Intensity (Percent by mass)||0.06-0.10|
|Specific Gravity @ 20°C||1.341-1.354|
|PH "as is"||2.9-3.5|
|Ionic Character(Colloidal Charge)||Negative|
|Standard Plate Count||Max. 200/g|
|Yeast||Max. 10 Cfu/g|
|Mold||Max. 10 Cfu/g|
|E.coli||Less than 3/g|
|Storage Conditions||Not to be exposed to direct sun light. To be stored in dry environment below 32°C.|
|Shelf Life||One year under the above mentioned storage conditions|