Chondroitin Sulphate porcine 90%

    DESCRIPTION

    AppearanceOff-white free flowing powder
    Origin
    (Cartilage)
    Porcine Cartilage

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (on dry basis)
    Min 90%
    Min 90%
    TasteCharacteristic salty
    OdourNone
    IdentificationInfrared Absorption
    Particle size100% through 80 mesh
    Organic Volatile ImpuritiesMeets the requirements
    Chloride (Cl)Max 0.5 %
    pH
    (1% solution)
    5.5 to 7.5
    Heavy metalsMax 20 ppm
    CadmiumMax 1 ppm
    ArsenicMax 1 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 10 %
    LeadMax 3 ppm
    Clarity
    (& Colour of solution)
    Clear and colourless
    Absorbance
    (Light)
    Max 0.35 %
    Specific Rotation-20 to -30°C
    Residue on ignition20 to 30%
    ProteinMax 6 %
    Salt
    (Ferric)
    Max 10 ppm
    MercuryMax 0.1 ppm
    SulphateMax 0.24 %
    Shelf life3 years

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    Total plate countMax 1000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative
    SalmonellaNegative
    Escherichia ColiNegative


    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 Fri 15 June 2012 (1140)

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