Glucosamine Sulfate potassium DC


    AppearanceWhite, Free Granules


    Glucosamine sulphate Potassium Min 95%
    TasteCharacteristic sweet
    IdentificationA,B,C: Conforms
    Particle size100% through 20 mesh
    (10% Water Solution 450nm)
    Min 90 %
    Organic Volatile ImpuritiesMeets the requirements
    Potassium (K)11.2 to 12.3%
    Sodium (Na)Not impart a pronounced yellow colour to a nonluminous flame
    Chloride (Cl)11 to 12.2%
    Sulphate (SO4)
    14.7 to 15.7%
    Tapped DensityMeets the requirements of USP32
    Bulk DensityMin 0.60 g/ml
    pH3 - 5
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    CadmiumMax 1 ppm
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 2 %
    LeadMax 0.5 ppm
    Specific Rotation [°]D2048 to 52°
    Residue on ignition25.3 to 29%
    MercuryMax 0.5 ppm
    Iron (Fe)Max 10 ppm
    StorageStore in light, light resistant containers under 25°C
    Shelf life2 Years


    Total plate countMax 1000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative in 10g
    SalmonellaNegative in 1g
    Escherichia Coli
    (& other gram neg)
    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 Mon 11 June 2012 (1138)

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