Pectin Amidated CS 025


    Amidated citrus pectin

    AppearanceLight beige powder with neutral smell
    E numberE440


    MoistureMax 12 % (2h 105 °C)
    SolubilitySoluble in Water
    Insoluble in organic solvents
    Degree of Amidation24%
    AshMax. 1% in 3 n HCL insoluble ash
    4.9 ± 0.5 In 2.5% solution in distilled water at 20 °C
    Heavy metalsConforms to current food law
    Loss on dryingMax 12 % (2h, 105°C)
    Degree of Estrification24%
    FibrePectin is considered as soluble dietary fibre.
    Soluble Fibre: about 85 - 90%
    Insoluble Fibre: Absent
    Gelling PropertiesConstant
    Galacturonic acid content85%
    Amidated Pectin: E440
    Diphosphate: E450
    Polyphosphate: E452
    Calciumphosphate: E341
    Citric Acid: E330
    StorageStore in cool and dry conditions
    PackagingPolypropylene /Paper bag with polyethylene bag inside
    Shelf life18 months after production date when storage conditions observed


    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    Bacterial CountMax 500 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusAbsent in 25g
    Pseudomonas aeruginosaAbsent in 25g
    SalmonellaAbsent in 25g
    Escherichia ColiAbsent in 10g
    EnterobacteriaceaeAbsent 1.0g pectin
    Anaerobic BacteriaAbsent in 0.1g

    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 Tue 13 December 2011 (846)

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