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CALCIUM CARBONATE FOOD GRADE - DFI-525855

Published: 05/12/2019

Description

Country of ManufactureSpain
Shelf life60 months from date of manufacture

Specification

Particle size(D(43))9.0 ± 2.0μm
Mesh Size(45μm)<1.0%
Mesh Size(200μm)<0.01%
Degree of Whiteness(L (Dry))96.0 ± 1.0
Degree of Whiteness(L (DOP))74.0 ± 3.0
Degree of Whiteness(a (Dry))- 0.35 ± 3.0
Degree of Whiteness(a(DOP))- 0.9 ± 1.6
Degree of Whiteness(b (Dry))4.5 ± 0.8
Degree of Whiteness(b( DOP))12.0 ± 3.0
Humidity<0.1%
Oil Absorption18g/100g CaCO³
Degree of Polymerisation30g/100g CaCO³
pH(SOL. H2O 10%)9
Bulk Density1.0 Kg/l
Insoluble HCI<0.2%
Specific Area bet1.4 m³/g
Calcium Carbonate(CaCO³)98.96%
Magnesium (Mg)(MgCO³)0.59%
Iron (Fe)(Fe2O³)0.044%
Purity(CaCO3)>98%
Loss on drying<2%
Insoluble Substances(in HCL)<0.2%
Magnesium + Alkali salts< 1%
Fluoride< 50 ppm, mg/kg
Antimony (Sb)< 100 ppm , mg/kg
Copper<100 ppm, mg/kg
Chromium< 100 ppm, mg/kg
Zinc<100 ppm, mg/kg
Barium< 100 ppm, mg/kg
Arsenic< 3 ppm, mg/kg
Lead< 3 ppm, mg/kg
Cadmium< 1 ppm, mg/kg

Microbiological

Aerobic Plate Count(Mesophile)< 10 cfu/g
Escherichia ColiAbsent/1g
SalmonellaAbsent/25g
Staphylococcus aureusAbsent/ 1g
Yeasts & Moulds< 10 cfu/g
Coliforms(total)< 10 cfu/g

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