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Yellow No. 5 FD&C Lake

yellow (dye content 28%)
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Yellow no. 5 FD&C lake, provides superior color purity and saturation, oil soluble, water insoluble (but good dispersibility & no aggregate formation), for best results wet in oil before use. Can be used as a yellow pigment in arts and cosmetic/ personal care products. For external use only. 

Applications: decorative cosmetic products including lipsticks, nail lacquers & face makeup (in USA prohibited for eye makeup), soaps, bath salts.
Storage: stable when kept in closed container at a cool & dry place.

Description: Color group: yellow (dye content 28%). Organic, FDA-approved, high-purity pigment. Synonym: Tartrazine. Chemical class: Pyrazolone. Water solubility: 20g/100ml.

CAS: 12225-21-7

INCI Name: CI 19140 (yellow no. 5 FD&C lake)


  • Provides superior color purity and saturation
  • Very good dispersibility and no aggregate formation when dispersed in liquids

Use: Can be tinted with titanium dioxide to create light yellow/beige shades. For best results wet in oil before use. External use only.

Applications: Decorative cosmetic products including lipsticks, nail lacquers & face makeups, personal care products, soaps

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: GMO free (does not contain plant-derived components)

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

Batch Certification: Batch Certification Disclaimer: This product is subject to Batch Certification which means that this product has been certified batch by batch by the FDA. When we open such a FDA-certified package and repack it for you into smaller sizes, the repacked containers lose their certification. For this reason, you are not permitted by the FDA to use repacked containers for making cosmetics for resale.

More info: Repackaged from the original bulk container of LAKOLENE B3014. According to the FDA, lakes are formed by reacting straight dyes with precipitants and salts. Aluminum is often a component.

  • Availability: In Stock
  • Model: FDCY5
  • Brand: ChemicalStore