Glucosamine HCL


    AppearanceA white crystalline powder
    GMO statusNon GMO
    Irradiation StatusNon irradiated


    (on dried basis)
    98.0 to 102.0%
    IdentificationConforms to A, B and C
    (1% solution)
    soluble in water
    Particle size40-80 mesh
    (20mg/ml of water gives this result)
    3.0 to 5.0
    Heavy metalsMax 0.001 %
    ArsenicMax 3
    Loss on dryingMax 1.0 % w/w
    Specific Rotation+70.0 to +73.0°
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.10 %
    SulphateMax 0.24 %
    StoragePreserve in tight light resistant containers
    Shelf life3 years from date of manufacture


    Total plate countMax 500 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusAbsent
    Pseudomonas aeruginosaAbsent
    Escherichia ColiAbsent

    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 7 October 2011 (711)

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