Paprika E160c water soluble dye powder


Red 2G is a synthetic red azo dye. It is soluble in water and slightly soluble in glycerol. It usually comes as a disodium salt of 8-acetamido-1-hydroxy-2-phenylazonaphthalene-3,6 disulfonate.

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IUPAC names

(all-E,3R,3’S,5’R)-3,3′-dihydroxy-β,κ-caroten-6′-one (capsanthin)
(all-E,3S,3’S,5R,5’R)-3,3′-dihydroxy-κ,κ-carotene-6,6′-dione (capsorubin)

Other names

Paprika extract; Paprika color

CAS Number · 68917-78-2
ChEBI · CHEBI:27448
ChemSpider · none
E number E160c (colours)
Chemical formula C40H56O3 (capsanthin)

C40H56O4 (capsorubin)

Molar mass 584.87 g/mol (capsanthin)

600.85 g/mol (capsorubin)

Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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