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POTASSIUM NITRATE FOOD GRADE WITH ANTI CAKING - DFI-593573

Published: 07/11/2019

Description

EINECS No.231-818-8
CAS No.7757-79-1
Chemical namePotassium Nitrate
FormulaKNO3
Molecular weight101, 11
AppearanceFine crystals
OdourOdourless
StorageStore in separate magazine meant for the storage of food additives- dry and airy
Country of ManufacturePoland
Shelf life24 Months

Specification

ColourWhite
TasteCooling, saline, pungent
pH(5% solution before adding anti caking agent)4, 5-8, 5
Content(KNO³)>= 99.5% on the anhydrous basis, before adding the anti-caking agent
Loss on drying(105°C, 4 hours)<=1%
Nitrite(expressed as KNO²)<=20 mg/kg, ppm
Arsenic<=3 mg/kg, ppm
Lead<=2 mg/kg, ppm
Mercury<=1 mg/kg, ppm
Anti-caking AgentProduct contains magnesium hydroxide carbonate E504 (ii) in a quality from at least 1, 3%, to maximum 1, 7%.
Packaging25 kg polyethylene valve bags
pH(Value of 5% solution with anti caking agent)10.6 to 10.9