Turmeric 95%


    AppearanceOrange yellow colour powder


    ContentPhytochemical analysis - Total curcuminoids by HPLC on dried basis: Min 95%
    IdentificationTo comply by HPLC
    SolubilitySlightly soluble in alcohol, soluble in acetone, and in glacial acetic acid, insoluble in water
    Particle size90% passing through 80 mesh
    Tapped Density
    0.5 to 0.9g/ml
    Bulk Density
    0.3 to 0.5g/ml
    Max 1 % w/w
    CadmiumMax 300 ppb
    ArsenicMax 1 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 2 % w/w
    Residual solventsEthyl acetate: 5000ppm
    IPA: 5000ppm
    LeadMax 1 ppm
    MercuryMax 200 ppb
    Shelf life5 years


    ColiformsShould be absent
    Total plate countMax 3000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    SalmonellaShould be absent
    Escherichia ColiShould be absent

    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 30 May 2012 (1128)

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