Chemical name3,4-Dihydro-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-Trimethyltridecyl)-2H-benzopyran-6-ol
    AppearanceColourless to yellowish brown, clear, viscous oil
    Usagedl-alpha-tocopherol is insoluble in water and soluble in fats and oils.
    ApplicationsVegetable and animal fats and oils, meat and poultry products, sea food products, potato products, mayonnaise, dressings, cereals and similar products.
    CAS No.10191-41-0
    Allergen informationsSoybeans and the products thereof
    In-use concentrationsPlease refer to Directive 95/2/EEC and / or national legislations for the maximum in use levels
    Directions of usePlease refer to Directive 95/2/EEC and/or national legislations for the maximum in use levels
    Kosher statusKosher certified (by supplier)
    GMO statusNot derived from genetically modified organisms (GMO) and falls outside the scope of EU Regulations 1829/2003
    Irradiation StatusThe raw materials in this product have not been irradiated at any point during the manufacturing process


    Assay97.0 to 102.0%
    Identification Ato correspond
    Absorbance in Ethanolat ° max max at ca. 292 nm: 72.0 - 76.0
    at ° min min at ca. 255 nm: 6.0-8.0
    Refractive index
    1.503 to 1.507
    AcidityMax 2
    Organic Volatile Impuritiesto meet USP requirements.
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    Sulphated ashMax 0.1 %
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    LeadMax 5 ppm
    Specific Optical Rotation-0.01 to +0.01
    MercuryMax 1 ppm
    StorageStore in a cool (<15
    Shelf life18 months from production date when stored under the advised conditions

    This product meets all the requirements of the USP, FCC and Ph.Eur when tested according to these compendia. DL-Alpha-Tocopherol is a permitted additive according to the EEC regulation 95/2/EC. Local regulations should always be consulted with respect to specific applications and necessary declarations.

    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 July 2010 (19)

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