Allura red Colour Manufacturers

About Allura red

Allura Red is a synthetic dye that has been used for decades to color hair. The FDA has approved for use in permanent hair coloring products. ARC is available in many different colors and shades. You can find them at any drugstore or beauty supply store.

  • Chemical formula : C18H14N2Na2O8S2
  • Molar mass : 496.42 g•mol−1
  • Appearance : Red powder
  • Melting point : > 300 °C (572 °F; 573 K)
  • Pigment Class : Cu Phthalocyanine

This is an excellent dye for hair because it gives a rich, vibrant colour with no fading. It also has a low pH level, meaning it won’t damage hair. However, there are other reasons why people use AR as well.


It can be used as a coloring for meats, cheeses, beverages,food industry and baked goods such as cakes and cookies. It also can be used to add red color to candy such as gumdrops and hard candy. In addition to its use in food products, Dye may also be used in cosmetics such as lipstick and eye shadow.



AC has been used as a dye in food products like soft drinks and candy for many years. It has also found use in toothpaste, cosmetics and fragrances due to its ability to impart color without any flavor or odor effects. This colour has been found to be safe when applied topically to skin and eyes.