Calcium Stearate

    DESCRIPTION

    E numberE470A

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Identification
    (Tests)
    For Calcium: To pass test
    For freezing point or soldification point: Min 54°C
    Organic Volatile ImpuritiesTo pass test
    Unsaponifiable MatterMax 2.0 %
    Bulk DensityMax 260 g/l
    Heavy metals
    (total)
    Max 10.0 ppm
    CadmiumMax 1.0 ppm
    Alkalinity
    (as NaOH)
    Max 0.1 %
    ArsenicMax 3.0 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 4.0 %
    Melting point145 to 160­°C
    LeadMax 2.0 ppm
    Mesh SizeMax 1.0 % - Sieve residue 200 mesh
    Free Fatty Acids
    (as Oleic Acid)
    Max 1.5 %
    MercuryMax 1.0 ppm
    Oxide
    (as CaO)
    9.0 to 10.5%


    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 7 April 2011 (516)

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