Cochineal Extract Or Carmine
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Cochineal Extract Or Carmine

Product name: Cochineal extract or carmine
CAS No.:1343-78-8
Molecular Formula: C22H20O13
Molecular Weight: 492.39
Used Part:Whole body
Extraction Type:Solvent Extraction
Appearance:deep red powder
Ingredient:carminic acid≥50%
Storage:in closed containers, in cool and dry place
Shelf life :24 months

Carmine cochineal extract description

Carmine is a natural anthraquinone pigment. Unlike other natural pigments, its physicochemical properties are very stable, and it is considered the safest natural pigment for use in the production of food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and textiles.

Carmine extract chemical properties

It is a fine and compact powder with a bright and uniform color. It is easy to apply when used, has a moderate coverage, and has a certain degree of water resistance and sweat resistance. It is easy to remove makeup, and does not stain the skin.

Cochineal extract function application

1. Carmine can be used for coloring food, drugs and cosmetics.

2. Cochineal vermilion can also be used for coloring food, such as candy, drinks and meat products.

3. Cochineal is used in pharmaceutical industry as coating material for tablets and pellets and colorant for capsule shell.