L-Lysine Hcl


    AppearanceWhite crystals or crystalline powder


    98.5 to 101.5%
    TransmittanceMin 98.0 %
    Organic Volatile ImpuritiesComplies
    Chloride (Cl)19 to 19.6
    Sulphate (SO4)Max 0.02 %
    Ammonium (NH4)Max 0.02 %
    pH5.0 to 6.0
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    (as As2O3)
    Max 1 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 0.4 %
    Specific Rotation+20.7 to +21.5°
    State of SolutionClear and colourless
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.1 %
    Other Amino AcidsNot detectable
    Iron (Fe)Max 10 ppm
    Shelf life2 Years

    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 Fri 6 January 2012 (884)

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