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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.06.024 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-12-13:

 [S]. Canthaxanthin shall be the food colour chemically known as canthaxanthin and shall conform to the following specifications:

  • (a) one per cent solution in chloroform blank lineclear;

  • (b) loss of weight on drying blank linenot more than 0.2 per cent;

  • (c) assay (spectrophotometric) blank line96 to 101 per cent.

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