L-Carnitine USP

    DESCRIPTION

    White crystals or white crystalline powder.

    Appearance of solutionClear and Colourless

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay97.0 to 103.0%
    Identification
    (IR)
    Positive
    Potassium (K)Max 0.2 %
    Sodium (Na)Max 0.1 %
    Chloride (Cl)Max 0.4 %
    pH5.5 to 9.5
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    Cadmium
    (Cd)
    Max 1 ppm
    Arsenic
    (As)
    Max 1 ppm
    Ethanol residualMax 0.5 %
    Cyanide
    (CN)
    Absent
    Lead
    (Pb)
    Max 3 ppm
    Specific Rotation-29.0° to -32.0°
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.1 %
    Water ContentMax 1.0 %
    Mercury
    (Hg)
    Max 0.1 ppm
    Acetone ResidualMax 0.1 %

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    Total plate countMax 1000 Cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 Cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 Cfu/g
    SalmonellaNegative
    Escherichia ColiNegative


    Conforms to USP 33

    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 Mon 22 August 2011 (674)

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