Product Information

Product Information and Ingredients

PhageinBlue* currently uses the deep-red and purple pigments (anthocyanins) from black/purple carrot and red cabbage for the base colorant. We are currently working on a blue-shade, cabbage-only formulation as well as a powder form.

Ingredients:

  • Red Cabbage Juice Extract*
  • Black/Purple Carrot Juice Extract*
  • Vegetable Glycerin
  • Sterile Water
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Vitamin C

*Juice extracts of black/purple carrot and red cabbage are exempt form certification and are recognized as safe as colorants in food by the FDA

Analysis:

Description: A liquid, natural blue customized color blend designed to color and function in liquid and semi-solid to solid food products. The natural color blend will disperse with conventional mixing to produce a dark blue color depending on the concentration of the color blend and the pH of the food product

Specifications:

  • Form: blue liquid
  • Flavor: none at usage level
  • Hue Acceptance Range:  5.5-7.5
  • Solubility: complete (water soluble)
  • Sensitivity to pH: HIGH — hue will change where pH is <6.0
  • Characterizing Principles: Anthocyanins

Microbiology:

  • Standard Plate Count:  < 100cfu/gram
  • Coliform Count: <10cfu/gram
  • Yeast & Mold: <10cfu/gram
  • Salmonella: Negative/10grams
  • Staphylococcus Aureus: Negative/10 grams
  • E. Coli: Negative/10 grams

*This color contrast is considered to be pathogen-free

Ingredient: No component of this natural color blend has been determined to be carcinogenic by the FDA or OSHA

Statement: Only Kosher ingredients will be used in the manufacturing of this product

Packaging: Packed in 1-dram (3cc), individual sterile units for one-time, one-patient use

Storage & Shelf-Life: Natural colorants should be stored out of direct sunlight in a dark, cool, dry area and in sealed containers as packaged. At room temperature, this product has a shelf life of 9 months. Refrigeration increases shelf life to 9-12  months.