|Product Name||Ascorbic Acid|
|Synonyms||L-xylo-Ascorbic acid; L(+)- Ascorbic acid|
|Chemical name||L-ascorbic acid; Ascorbic acid; 2,3-Didehydro-L-threo-hexono-1,4- lactone;
|Assay||contains not less than 99 % of C6H8O6 after drying in a vacuum desiccator over sulphuric acid for 24 hours|
|Description||White to pale yellow, odourless crystalline powder|
|Melting range||Between 189 °C and 193 °C with decomposition|
|Test for ascorbic acid||Passes test|
|pH||Between 2,4 and 2,8 (2 % aqueous solution)|
|Specific rotation||[α]D 20 between + 20,5° and + 21,5° (10 % w/v aqueous solution)|
|Loss on drying||Not more than 0,4 % (in vacuum over sulphuric acid, 24 hours)|
|Sulphated ash||Not more than 0,1 %|
|Arsenic||Not more than 3 mg/kg|
|Lead||Not more than 2 mg/kg|
|Mercury||Not more than 1 mg/kg|
GMO: Product is not GMO and meets the requirements according to the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 on genetically modified food and feed and Regulation (EC) No 1830/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 concerning the traceability and labelling of genetically modified organisms and the traceability of food and feed products produced from genetically modified organisms and amending Directive 2001/18/EC.
Allergens: Product is free from allergens according to Regulation no 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011on the provision of food information to consumers.
Ionization: We confirm that the above-mentioned product as well as its raw materials, ingredients and (if used) additives is (are) free from irradiation and ionization.
Shelf life: 2 years
Packaging: 25 kg/Carton
Storage: In tightly sealed containers, free from contact with metal and protected from light. Avoid exposure to high temperature and humidity.
Regulation: The product complies with Regulation 231/2012.