Food and Drug Regulations
B.06.023 [S]. ß-Apo-8′-Carotenal shall be the food colour chemically known as ß-apo-8′-carotenal and shall conform to the following specifications:
(a) one per cent solution in chloroform clear;
(b) melting point (decomposition) 136°C. to 140°C (corrected);
(c) loss of weight on drying not more than 0.2 per cent;
(d) residue on ignition not more than 0.2 per cent; and
(e) assay (spectrophotometric) 96 to 101 per cent.
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