Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) 80-200 Mesh

    DESCRIPTION

    FormulaC5H8NNaO4·H2O
    E numberE621
    Molecular weight187.13

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (as Monosdium Glutamate Monohydrate)
    Min 99.0 %
    Solubility in Water
    (at 25°C)
    74.2%
    Sodium (Na)
    (Test For)
    Passes Test
    Chloride (Cl)Max 0.2 %
    pH
    (5% aqueous solution)
    6.7 to 7.2
    Heavy metals
    (As Pb)
    Max 10 ppm
    CadmiumMax 1 ppm
    ArsenicMax 1.0 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 0.2 %
    LeadMax 1 ppm
    Clarity
    (& Colour of Solution)
    Passes test
    Specific Rotation24.8 to 25.3°
    Mesh SizeMedium: 20 to 60 Mesh : Max 10% required
    Small (F-30BB): 30 to 80 mesh : 30 - 40% Required
    Fine (F60BB): 60 to 140 mesh : Max 20%
    Fine (F60 BC): 60 to 140 Mesh : 2.5-20%
    P: Max 80 mesh : Max 20%
    Pyrrolidone Carboxylic AcidMax 0.2 %
    MercuryMax 0.05 ppm
    CopperMax 1 ppm
    Glutamate
    (Test for)
    Passes Test

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    ColiformsMax 3 MPN/g (Negative)
    Standard Plate CountMax 1000 cfu/g
    SalmonellaNegative in 25g
    Escherichia ColiNegtaive


    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 14 April 2011 (527)

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