Shark Cartilage Powder


    Shark cartilage Powder is extracted from dogfish (Centrophorus Squamosus). This product has 4% to 6% of muccopolysaccharides content. This is mostly chondroitine sulphate and glucosamine sulphate. It has a high content in calcium & phosphorus. Protein (30 to 40%) is collagen type II, on hydrolysed form.

    AppearanceFine Powder: 150μm


    ContentHAP(benzo(a)pyrene - Max 2pg/g (on fresh fish)
    MoistureMax 7 %
    SolubilityNot soluble in water
    Calcium (Ca)Min 22 %
    Sulphate (SO4)
    (Chondroitine - Hexosamines)
    4 to 6%
    Phosphorus (P)Min 10 %
    Bulk Density
    CadmiumMax 1 ppm
    Max 1 ppm
    LeadMax 0.5 ppm
    (Collagen type II)
    30 to 40%
    (inclued these of CS)
    55 to 65%
    Energy in KiloCalories160 Kcal /100g
    MercuryMax 0.1 ppm
    DioxinsDioxins - Max 4pg/g (on fresh fish)
    Sum of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs - Max 8pg/g (on fresh fish)
    StorageStore in a dry area and keep away from light
    Packaging25kg bag in box
    Shelf life18 months


    Total plate countMax 10000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusAbsent 1/g
    SalmonellaAbsent in 25g
    Escherichia ColiAbsent 1/g
    EnterobacteriaceaeMax 10 cfu/g

    Shark Cartilage Powder is a pure marine ingredient produced with sanitary agreement FR-62.667.123-CE

    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 11 April 2012 (1054)

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