Dry Cochineal for export

Product Ratings 5 Out of
  • Min. Order : 30 Kilogram(s)
  • Port : By Air / PE - LIMA
  • Payment Terms : WIRE TRANSFER(T/T) , OTHERS
Dry cochineal for export is an important red pigment used by ancient Peruvians to dye their clothing.
Product Details
  • Production Capacity : 300 Kilogram(s) per month
  • Packing Details: Bag.

Dry cochineal is an important pigment, very versatile due to its use in different industries such as cosmetic, pharmaceutical and textile. The Peruvian cochineal is well valued in these industries since synthetic dyes are increasingly being stopped. In this case, because the cochineal is of natural origin, it does not cause any toxic effects compared to other types of artificial colorants.

Cochineal Extract Specifications:

  • Color: Red liquid
  • pH: 5.0 to 5.5 (25°C) 
  • Proteins: 2.2%
  • Total Solids: 5.7 to 6.3%
  • Carminic acid: 2.0%
  • Methanol: Absent
  • Lead: 10ppm
  • Arsenic: 1ppm

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