Aspartame USP/FCC Granular

    DESCRIPTION

    AppearanceWhite crystalline granule
    Appearance of solutionMax GY6

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (on dry basis)
    98 to 102%
    TasteSweet-free of off taste
    OdourOdourless
    IdentificationMeets the requirements
    Particle size5% on 20 mesh maximum
    ConductivityMax 30 uS/cm
    TransmittanceMin 95 %
    pH
    (data)
    4.5 to 6.0
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    Related Substances
    (Other)
    Max 1.5 %
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 4.5 %
    Residual solventsMeOH: Max 3000ppm
    Formic Acid: Max 5000ppm
    Acetic Acid: Max 5000ppm
    LeadMax 1 ppm
    Specific Rotation [°]D2014.5 to 16.5°
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.2 %
    PhenylalanineMax 0.5 %
    L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine
    (5-benzyl-3.6-dioxo-2-Piperazineacetic Acid(DKP))
    Max 1.5 %
    Shelf life5 years

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    ColiformsNegative
    Aerobic Plate CountMax 250 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    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 Wed 5 September 2012 (1264)

    Product also known as : E951

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