Taurine without anti caking agent

    DESCRIPTION

    AppearanceWhite crystalline powder.
    CharacteristicOdourless

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (Anhydrous)
    Min 98.5 %
    IdentificationPositive
    SolubilityWater soluble
    Carbonisable substanceColourless
    Chloride (Cl)Max 0.011 %
    Ammonium (NH4)Max 0.02 %
    Heavy metals
    (as Pb)
    Max 10 mg/kg
    Cadmium
    (Cd)
    Max 1 mg/kg
    Sulphated ashMax 0.1 %
    Arsenic
    (As)
    Max 2 mg/kg
    Loss on drying
    (105°C, 2hours)
    Max 0.2 %
    Lead
    (Pb)
    Max 10 mg/kg
    Clarity
    (and Colour of Solution)
    Clear and colourless
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.1 %
    Mercury
    (Hg)
    Max 1 mg/kg
    SulphateMax 0.014 %

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    ColiformsMax 3 mpn/g
    Total plate countMax 1000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    SalmonellaNegative in 25g
    Escherichia ColiNegative 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 Tue 24 January 2012 (957)

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