DL-Malic Acid Coarse Food Grade


    White or nearly white, crystalline powder or granules having a strongly acid taste

    CAS No.617-48-1 USA
    EINECS No.230-022
    Molecular weight134.09


    Assay99.0 to 100.5%
    IdentificationPasses Test
    Particle sizePassing 2000 micron (10 Mesh): 100%
    Passing 710 micron (25 Mesh): 99% minimum
    Passing 300 micron (50 Mesh): 10% maximum
    Passing 150 micron (100 Mesh): 5% maximum

    Heavy metalsMax 10 mg/kg
    ArsenicMax 3 mg/kg
    Melting Range127 to 132°C
    LeadMax 5 mg/kg
    Specific Rotation-0.10 to +0.10°
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.1 %
    Matter Insoluble in WaterMax 0.1 %
    MercuryMax 1 mg/kg
    Fumaric AcidMax 1.0 %
    Maleic AcidMax 0.05 %
    Shelf life2 Years

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Thu 30 June 2011 (629)

    Product also known as : Hazard

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