Synonyms: CI Food Red 17, ALLURA RED AC
Defination: Allura Red AC consists essentially of disodium \n2-hydroxy-1-(2-methoxy-5-methyl-4-sulfonato-phenylazo) \nnaphthalene-6-sulfonate and subsidiary colouring matters together with \nsodium chloride and/or sodium sulfate as the principal uncoloured \ncomponents. Allura Red AC is described as the sodium salt.
Color Index: 16035
Chemical Name: Disodium 2-hydroxy-1-(2-methoxy-5-methyl-4-sulfonatophenylazo)naphthalene-6-sulfonate
Chemical Formula: C18H14N2Na2O8S2
Molecular Weight: 496,42