Menthol Crystals S15639

    DESCRIPTION

    AppearanceColourless crystals
    DosageFrom 0.05% w/w
    ApplicationsFoodstuffs, tobacco, cosmetics, confectionery, etc
    EINECS No.201-939-0
    FEMA2665
    GMO statusGMO free

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (Menthol)
    Min 99 %
    TasteRefreshing peppermint odour with cooling effect
    OdourRefreshing peppermint odour with cooling effect
    SolubilitySoluble in alcohol and essential oil
    Heavy metalsMax 10 mg/kg
    ArsenicMax 3 mg/kg
    Melting point42 to 44°C
    Specific Optical Rotation
    (@ 20°C)
    -48 to -51°
    Non Volatile MatterMax 0.05 %
    StorageStore in the dark at 10°C to 20°C and protect from extremes of temperature
    Shelf life6 months stored in full sealed containers. If stored for longer the product must be re-evaluated before use.

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    Total plate countMax 100 /g
    YeastsMax 10 /g
    MouldsMax 10 /g
    SalmonellaNegative in 25g
    ShigellaNegative in 25g


    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 8 December 2010 (324)

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