Choline Bitartrate Coated Powder

    SPECIFICATIONS

    AssayAfter Conditioning: Min 98.0% w/w
    Prior to conditioning: Min 99.0% w/w
    IdentificationPasses test
    Particle size80 mesh: Max 10% w/w
    40 mesh: Max 2% w/w
    WaterMax 0.5 % w/w
    pH
    (10%)
    3 to 4
    Heavy metalsMax 10 mg/kg
    ArsenicMax 2 mg/kg
    Chromatographic purityUSP test
    Melting point
    (prior to conditioning)
    147 to 152°C
    Residual solventsUSP test
    LeadMax 0.3 mg/kg
    1,4 DioxaneMax 10 mg/kg
    Specific Rotation+17.5 to +18.5°
    Residue on ignition
    (Prior to conditioning)
    Max 0.1 % w/w
    Infrared AbsorptionPasses test
    Silicon Dioxide0.5 to 1.0% w/w
    Amines
    (Total as Tma)
    Max 10 mg/kg
    Shelf lifeProduct to be retested afte 3 years

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    ColiformsNegative/10g
    Total plate countMax 100 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 30 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 30 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative/10g
    SalmonellaNegative/25g
    Bacillus CereusNegative/10g
    Escherichia ColiNegative/10g
    Cronobacter sppNegative/10g
    Listeria
    (monocytogenes)
    Negative/25g
    EnterobacteriaceaeNegative/10g


    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 29 February 2012 (999)

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