Kelp Powder

    DESCRIPTION

    DefinitionThe crushed, dried thallus of Fucus vesiculosus L. and F. serratus L. Le Jolis or Asophyllum nodosum.


    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (Total iodine - dried drug)
    0.030 to 0.200%
    IdentificationConforms
    AshTotal Ash: Max 30.0%
    Ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid: Max 8.0%
    CadmiumMax 4.0 mg/kg
    ArsenicMax 90.0 mg/kg
    Loss on dryingMax 15.0 %
    LeadMax 5.0 mg/kg
    Foreign MatterMax 2.0 %
    MercuryMax 0.10 mg/kg
    Swelling PowerMin 6.0
    Shelf life3 Years from date of manufacture


    Besides inorganic lodsalzen is a large part (Fucus vesiculosus: 38-78% nodosum, Ascophyllum, 56 to 73%) than organically bound iodine before, especially in proteins, but also incorporated into lipids (ref: Hager ROM 2006).

    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 Mon 28 November 2011 (807)

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