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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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Going back to the conversion of red nylon from cadmium-based to cadmium-free colorants, the initial attempts at producing cadmium-free colorant systems often resulted in parts that were much darker in color than was desired.
Most universal colorants have traditionally been based on glycols to ensure compatibility with different carriers, and contain the appropriate pigments, fillers, dispersants, thickeners and other additives.
The North American food & beverage colorants market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.
Compatibilizers, such as Air Products ZetaSperse[R] 179 and 182 Dispersants and Carbowet[R] CA100 and GA210 Surfactants, when used in the paint preparation, can help to compatibilize colorants for improved color development and acceptance by providing fast acting, additional stabilizing properties to the colorant when it is added to the base paint.
Food colorants are added in foodstuffs to retain color lost during processing which adds appeal to the product.
PolyOne Corporation today announced the appointment of Uniflon Performance Additives as distributor of its Colorant Chromatics high-temperature polymer formulation and colorant solutions in Brazil.
Available in both natural and nature-identical sources, the colorants are vegetarian, kosher, halal and certified free of any allergenic ingredients.
One of the most difficult problems with the early-generation associative thickeners has been the high viscosity drop when predispersed colorants are added to tint bases at the point of sale.
Figure 1 compares flow charts for the three commercial processing techniques to make rotomolding powder containing colorants to the SSSP flow chart.
Colors & flavors company Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) said on Wednesday that it has reached an agreement to acquire its joint venture partners' interest in Les Colorants Wackherr do Brasil for an undisclosed value.
The biosynthesis of natural colorants from fungi could ensure that colorant production is accomplished under controlled conditions in bioreactors that make the colorant manufacturer independent from the external, seasonal supply of raw materials.
PolyOne has launched OnColor HC Plus, a new line of USP Class VI colorants for the healthcare industry.