L-Glutamic Acid


    White crystals or crystalline powder

    AppearanceWhite, practically odourless, free flowing crystals or crystalline powder. It is a anturally occuring dextrorotatory form with the L-configuration
    CAS No.56-86-0
    Molecular weight147.13


    Assay98.5 to 101.5%
    Chloride (Cl)Max 0.02 %
    Sulphate (SO4)Max 0.02 %
    Ammonium (NH4)Max 0.02 %
    pH3.0 to 3.5
    Loss on dryingMax 0.10 %
    LeadMax 5 ppm
    Specific Rotation+31.5° to +32.5°
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.30 %
    Iron (Fe)Max 10 ppm
    StorageStore in a dry place and keep away from moisture, heat and sunlight
    Packaging25kg net packed in brown paper drum with PE Inner bag
    Shelf life2 years


    Total plate countMax 1000 /g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    Escherichia ColiNegative

    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 Thu 22 March 2012 (1036)

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