PEG 8000 Flakes

    DESCRIPTION

    Molecular weight
    (Average)
    7000 to 9000

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Colour
    (25% aqueous)
    Max 25 PtCo
    Solubility
    (Water: 25% aqueous)
    Free from haze and turbidity
    WaterMax 0.5 % wt
    Acidity
    (as Acetic Acid)
    Max 0.0150 % by weight
    pH
    (5% aqueous)
    4.5 to 7.0
    Heavy metals
    (Pb)
    Max 5 mg/kg
    Sulphated ashMax 0.1 % wt
    Clarity
    (at 80°C)
    Free from haze and turbidity
    ViscosityAt 20°C (50% Aqueous): 356mm2 /s
    At 99°C: 690mm2 /s
    Aldehydes
    (Formaldehyde)
    Max 15 mg/kg
    Stabilisers
    (Additives)
    Min 100 mg/kg
    Ethylene OxideResidual: 1ppm
    Reducing SubstancesPasses the test
    Hydroxyl Value12.5 to 16.0mg KOH/g
    Freezing Point55 to 62°
    DioxaneMax 5 ppm
    Matter
    (Suspended)
    Substantially free
    Diethylene Glycol
    (and Ethylene)
    Max 0.20 % by weight
    Shelf life4 Years from date of production


    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 Wed 22 February 2012 (992)

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