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BETA CAROTENE 1% CWS POWDER - DFI-556738

Published: 11/06/2019

Description

DescriptionBeta Carotene crystals dispersed into vegetable oil, emsuified onto Gum Acacia and Maltodextrin then spray dried. Ascorbyl Palmitate and DL Alpha Tocopherols are added as anti-oxidants, and Silicon Dioxide is added as a free flow agent.
AppearanceYellow to Orange powder
E numberE160a
StorageChilled storage preferred. Avoid Direct sunlight. Product may degrade slightly over time.
Shelf life12 months
UsageFood colour compliant to the Directive 2012/231/EC
Usage(Rate)0.1 to 0.5%

Specification

Moisture(Typical)5%
Lead<=2 ppm, mg/kg
Arsenic<=3 ppm, mg/kg
Mercury<=1 ppm, mg/kg
Cadmium<=1 ppm, mg/kg
Absorption(Acetone)22-26
DEcmc(0.1% in 100ml Dist.Water)<1.5%
Mesh Size(0.4 mm)100% passes
IngredientsGum Acacia, Maltodextrin, Vegetable Oil, DL Alpha Tocopherols, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Silicon Dioxide
Temperature(& Humidity Ambient temperature)4-25°C
HandlingNon hazardous food colour powder
Colour(method:Carotene)Value 0.9%-1% Nanometre:448

Microbiological

Total Viable Count Max:1000cfu/g
Yeasts Max:100cfu/g
Moulds Max:100cfu/g
Coliforms Max:0cfu/g
Enterobacteriaceae Max:0cfu/g
Escherichia Coli Max:0cfu/g
SalmonellaNot detected in 25g

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