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Annatto Powder Extract, Water Soluble Colorant
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Annatto Water Soluble Powdered Extract is derived from the colorful seeds of a tropical tree commonly known as the achiote tree. This natural extract is a beautiful, deep sunset shade of orange. It produces a range of warm orange hues when incorporated into soaps, lotions, creams, gels, spritzes, bath salts and other personal care products.


For Soapmaking Applications:

Several factors, including the base color of your recipe, will affect the final color achieved when using this extract.

The final result will also depend on which phase the extract is added to. Therefore, we recommend experimenting by creating different one-pound test batches so that you can compare the results achieved by adding the extract directly to the oil phase, steeping the extract in the lye solution and adding the extract to the combined phases at trace.

In our one-pound test batch, we found that adding 1 level tablespoon of dry extract directly to the water prior to adding lye yielded a bright carrot-orange hue which cured to a mellower carrot-orange hue after four weeks. Our uncolored control batch was a light off-white shade after curing for four weeks.


For Other Cosmetic and Personal Care Applications:

Annatto Water Soluble Powdered Extract is a permissible color additive (exempt from certification by the FDA) and can be used as a natural, herbal colorant in personal care formulations. We recommend doing several test batches to find the ideal usage rate for your product. Use alone or in combination with other colorants or color-imparting botanical extracts to achieve the desired color. Colors and color intensity may vary depending upon pH levels and possible interactions with other ingredients.

Please Note: Monitors vary in the way that they render colors. The color of this product may differ slightly from the color that you see on your monitor screen.

Origin: France
INCI: Bixa Orellana (Annatto) Seed Extract
Extraction Method: Extracted in Water, Filtered, Concentrated and Dried
Shelf Life: 3 Years

Color Suggestions:
We recommend pairing this ingredient with the following colors:

Peach
Orange
Burnt Orange
Yellow
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Documents: Safety Data Sheet  


Wholesale Pricing: [wholesale pricing info]
  1 wt oz., $13.61
  2 wt oz., $22.61
  4 wt oz., $36.10
  8 wt oz., $63.15
  1 lb., $117.23 *
  5 lbs., $540.71 *

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*This item does not qualify for any promotional discounts.


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