Nettle Leaf Extract


    Extract obtined from Nettle Leaves Botanical Name: Urtica dioica L.

    CompositionNatural extract, Gum arabic (E414), Maltodextrin
    Irradiation StatusNot irradiated (PPSL <700)


    ColourBeige to light brown
    Particle size100% <200μm
    Dry ExtractMin 94 %
    CadmiumMax 1 ppm*
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm*
    LeadMax 3 ppm*
    MercuryMax 0.1 ppm*
    StorageRoom temperature, sheltered from light and oxygen
    PackagingPolyethylene bag + cardboard box:25kg
    Shelf life24 months under the previously mentioned conditions and in its original packaging


    Total plate countMax 10000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative /g*
    SalmonellaNegative /g*
    Bile tolerant gram negative bacteriaMax 100 cfu/g*
    Escherichia ColiNegative /g*

    *Control plan, Analysis performed once a year

    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 10 February 2011 (431)

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