AppearanceWhite crystals or crystalline powder


    Assay99.0 to 101.0%
    IdentificationInfrared Absorption Spectrum
    Chloride (Cl)Max 0.020 %
    Ammonium (NH4)Max 0.02 %
    pH2.0 to 3.0
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    SulfateMax 0.020 %
    ArsenicMax 2 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 0.5 %
    Specific Rotation [°]D20+46.5 to +49.0°
    State of SolutionMin 96.0 %
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.1 %
    Iron (Fe)Max 30 ppm
    TyrosineMax 1.0 %
    StorageKeep container unopened in cool, dry place, prevent from light.
    Shelf life2 Years

    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 21 April 2011 (557)

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