Classic Pectin AU 201 Powder

    DESCRIPTION

    This product is an unstandardised, high methylester apple pectin. Pectin consists mainly of the partial methylesters of polygalacturonic acid and their ammonium, sodium, potassium, and calcium salts.

    AppearanceLight Beige Powder
    E numberE 440

    SPECIFICATIONS

    ContentMethylester: 9.1%
    Galacturonic acid: 80%
    OdourNeutral smell
    Identification
    (Unsaturated product)
    According to USP as amended
    Solubilityin water to a viscous and colloidal solution; in organic solvents insoluble
    Organic Volatile ImpuritiesAccording to USP as amended
    pH3.0 in a 2.5% solution in distilled water at 20°C
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 10.0 % (3h, 105°C)
    Degree of Estrification72 to 76%
    LeadMax 5 ppm
    Sugar
    (& organic acid)
    According to USP as amended
    Storagestore in a cool and dry area
    Shelf life18 months from date of manufacture

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    SalmonellaNot traceable in 25g


    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 6 April 2011 (515)

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