FD&C Red No. 40 Batch Certified Aluminum Lake Powder


FD&C red 40 has a dye concentration of 35%. This product ships free to 48 states and is in powder form. It is a red color with an orange tint.


  • Are very concentrated
  • Do not require polysorbate 80
  • Need bloomed before adding to bath bombs
  • Are soluble in water


  • Are less concentrated
  • Require polysorbate 80
  • Do not need bloomed before adding to bath bombs
  • Are soluble in oil

    To bloom dyes add a bit of dye to water first, and add this mix to baking soda. Add this mix to your main bath bomb recipe. Our lakes and dyes are sourced and manufactured in the USA and certified by the FDA for Nurture Soap Inc.

     FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake Information

    • Eye Area**: Yes, also Al lake
    • Generally (includes lipsticks): Yes
    • External Use: Yes
    • Specific Limitations and Comments: N/A
    • 21 CFR Section: 74.2340

    **Excludes lakes except where noted. Only aluminum lakes on alumina are permitted for designated lakes.

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