|Appearance||A fine white or almost white odorless powder|
|Particle size||98% pass 120 mesh|
|Assay (as α- cellulose, dry basis)||≥97%|
|Water-soluble matter||≤ 0.24%|
|Sulphated ash||≤ 0.5%|
|pH (10% solution)||5.0- 7.5|
|Loss on drying||≤ 7%|
|Carboxyl groups||≤ 1%|
|Lead||≤ 5 mg/ kg|
|Arsenic||≤ 3 mg/ kg|
|Mercury||≤ 1 mg/ kg|
|Cadmium||≤ 1 mg/ kg|
|Heavy metals (as Pb)||≤ 10 mg/ kg|
|Total plate count||≤ 1000 cfu/g|
|Yeast and mould||≤ 100 cfu/g|
|E. coli/ 5g||Negative|
At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Microcrystalline Cellulose we provide has been strictly tested under Kosher, Halal, HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.
Storage: Microcrystalline Cellulose should be Store in a cool and dry place and Keep away from strong light and heat
Handling Precaution: Handling of Microcrystalline Cellulose should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.
Microcrystalline Cellulose is a purified partially hydrolyzed cellulose widely used as anti-caking agent, a fat substitute, an emulsifier, an extender, and a bulking agent in food and beverage. As a anti-caking agent, a fat substitute, an emulsifier, an extender, and a bulking agent, Microcrystalline Cellulose can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and various other industries.