DL Malic Acid Granular

    DESCRIPTION

    FormulaC4H6O5
    Chemical nameHydroxysuccininc Acid
    AppearanceWhite or nearly white granules
    Molecular weight134.1g/mole

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay99 to 100.5%
    IdentificationComplies with standard scan
    Particle size
    (distribution - PSD)
    850um grade: 98% (min) through 850um
    710um grade: 98% (min) through 710um
    Water
    (Content)
    Max 0.3 % m/m
    Chloride (Cl)Max 40 mg/kg
    Heavy metals
    (as Pb)
    Max 5 mg/kg
    Arsenic
    (As)
    Max 1 mg/kg
    Melting point127 to 132°C
    LeadMax 2 mg/kg
    Specific Rotation
    ([α]D25°)
    -0.10 to +0.10°
    Residue on ignition
    (Sulphated Ash)
    Max 0.1 % m/m
    Readily Oxidisable SubstancesPasses test min 3 minutes
    Matter Insoluble in WaterMax 0.1 % m/m
    Mercury
    (Hg)
    Max 1 mg/kg
    Fumaric AcidMax 1.0 % m/m
    Maleic AcidMax 0.05 % m/m
    StorageStore under dry and cool conditions
    Shelf life2 years from date of production providing storage conditions observed

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    ColiformsAbsent
    Total Viable CountMax 10 cfu/g
    Yeasts
    (Total)
    Max 10 cfu/g
    Moulds
    (Total)
    Max 10 cfu/g
    SalmonellaAbsent
    Escherichia ColiAbsent


    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 24 August 2012 (1251)

    Product also known as : Hazard

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