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colorant

[′kəl·ər·ənt]
(food engineering)
A substance used to impart color to, or augment color in, a food substance.
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These are not true cadmium colours, in the sense that the colourant is not CdS/CdSe.
By combining cloud-based colour creation software, unique liquid colour technology and a global network of ColorMatrix facilities, the new platform is said to enable the creation and order of custom colourants quickly, reducing development and supply turnaround time from weeks to days--or even hours.
This is an important sector of the plastic colourants markets as HDPE and PET are used in the making of plastic bottles and containers, often requiring some colourant.
The synthesis and use of a glaze colourant is an excellent method of using an otherwise waste product in a practical arena to create something functional and artistic.
Ligand field theory is important in the underlying chemistry of glazes; however, the oxides used with the silica in the base glaze can have an effect on the colourant and some colouring ions such as Fe or Co have been known to take the place of Si in the silica and oxide network.
Water blue hydrangeas with a colourant to ensure blue varieties remain blue next season.
RESEARCH by Naturtint, makers of a natural-based hair colourant, has found that almost 80% of 115 salons they surveyed were prepared to dye clients' hair without correctly performing a skin patch test.
However, we recommend all consumers conduct a 48-hour test before each use of our colourant products.
These ions, which are released into the hair while styling, claim to restore the hair's ability to preserve molecules of hair colourant, resulting in less colour fading and more glossy moisture balance.
Wella Koleston was named Best Hair Colourant, while Braun Satin Hair was triumphant in the Best Curling Iron category and runner-up for Best Straightener.
Bring thecolour out in a blue one with a colourant containing aluminium sulphate and iron.
INNOVATIONS RESULTING FROM THE PROJECT, UNDERTAKEN BY NEXTEK LTD, HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE NEW BUSINESS FOR PLASTICS COLOURANT AND MATERIAL SUPPLIERS, PACKING MANUFACTURERS AND RECYCLING COMPANIES WHILE DELIVERING BENEFITS OVER EXISTING WASTE MANAGEMENT OPTIONS.