Low Methoxyl Amidated Pectin, standardised with sucrose


    E numberE440


    (Typical when shipped)
    Max 12 %
    Degree of Amidation17 to 23
    AshMax 4 %
    (at 1% solution)
    4.0 to 5.0in 1% solution, distilled water 25
    Heavy metalsTypical: Arsenic-Less than typical 3ppm
    Lead - Less than typical 10ppm
    Total: Less than typical 40ppm
    Degree of Estrification26 to 32
    (at 1% solution)
    1200 to 1900cps (Brookfield Viscometer)
    Mesh SizeThrough 250 Micron (60 mesh) 98%
    FatMax 1 %
    ProteinMax 1 %
    StorageStore in original packaging away from excessive heat and moisture, ideally at maximum internal temperature of between 4
    Packaging25kg polyethylene lined paper sack, Tare weight:290g
    Shelf lifeUnopened product in orginal packaging will maintain its properties for 1 year


    Standard Plate CountLess than typical 5000cfu/g
    YeastsLess than typical 500cfu/g
    MouldsLess than typical 500cfu/g
    SalmonellaNegative in 5g
    Escherichia ColiNegative in 5g

    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 25 August 2010 (104)

    Product also known as : E440

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