Croscarmellose Sodium


    AppearanceWhite free flowing powder


    IdentificationMeet requirements
    Particle size+200 mesh: Max 2.0%
    +325 mesh: Max 10.0%
    Sodium Chloride (NaCl)Max 0.50 %
    pH5.0 to 7.0
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    ArsenicMax 2 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 10.0 %
    Degree of Substitution0.60 to 0.85
    Water soluble substancesMax 10 %
    Residue on ignition14.0 to 28.0%
    (Residue of)
    Max 3 %
    10 to 30ml
    Sodium GlycolateMax 0.50 %
    Shelf life2 Years


    YeastsMax 20 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 20 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusAbsent /10g
    Pseudomonas aeruginosaAbsent /1g
    SalmonellaAbsent /10g
    Escherichia ColiAbsent /10g
    Aerobic count
    (Total microbial)
    Max 100 cfu/g

    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 1 August 2012 (1211)

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