BRIGHT ORANGE COLOR
FDA Batch Certified Color Additive
FD&C Yellow No. 6 Dye
Certified % of total dye: 91%
pH stable from 2-11.
Certificate with arrive with this product. This color is certified for Mad Oils, Inc (DBA Mad Micas) and is packaged at our laboratory in jars, not ziploc bags, for your convenience and to minimize waste.
Certified for use in:
Foods, Drugs & Cosmetics – in amounts consistent with current Good Manufacturing Practice.
Safety Applications: LIps and General Use. Not for use near the eyes.
This color has been certified at 91% total dye load. If this item is stored in an airtight container with extremely limited exposure to humidity, it will not expire.
Dyes may appear drab or even look like the wrong color until it is bloomed. You must "bloom" the dye before incorporating into your medium for optimal color release. Don't panic until you have tested a small portion in water.
A little goes a LONG WAY, so keep this in mind when using. Use latex or nitrile gloves and protect the surfaces you are working on, as these colors are extremely concentrated and will stain clothes, counter tops and hands.
SOAP: Stable in soap, but may bleed. Ideal for liquid soap: Simply blend the dye in water before adding to your liquid soap recipe.
HOW TO BLOOM A DYE:
Take a small amount of dye and add enough water to dissolve the dye powder. Stir or swirl to assist dissolving.
You can use the dye in liquid form directly into your medium or you can add baking soda to the liquid dye and mix thoroughly until evenly colored. Sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) is alkaline and can change some colors to an unexpected color. If this happens, add a half part citric acid to your baking soda part. This will balance the pH levels and give you an accurate color.
To see the most accurate color of the dye is what the dye looks like in water.
Colorants, which are subject to batch certification regulations MUST be batch certified or they ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BE USED IN PRODUCTS INTENDED FOR SALE. If you buy dyes or aluminum lakes and you create and sell your products in the United States, those powders must be batch certified or you are breaching fda regulations.
Re: FDA Batch Certification
Mad Oils, Inc (parent company of Mad Micas) has been repack certified. This means that we are certified by the FDA to repack our larger quantities into smaller containers. Every container is certified under the repack certification with an FDA issued Lot Number and our batch number that FDA has given to us for this batch. Their laboratory determines the Batch Number along with the percent of dye load it contains before we sell it.
We have an Official US FDA Color Certification for this batch of product.
Because every country has different regulations for use, we strongly encourage you to know the facts about color additives for your country. Please research the legal requirements or limitations in your country for this color and its use in your product. Follow the usage rates and guidelines for each individual color. We can't recommend any particular use or recommend usage rate because of this. No legality for a particular product is implied by the sale of this dye. Use in products is at the discretion of the consumer.
For the US, please familiarize yourself and always refer to the FDA regulations for the specific product and regulations for the end use: