|Appearance||A fine, white or almost white powder.||conforms|
|Assay %(calculated with the dried substance)||The content of alpha-cellulose: 97%~102%||98.8%|
|pH||5.5 - 7.5||6.4|
|Loss on Drying (%)||≤ 7.0%||3.2%|
|Residue on ignition (%)||≤ 0.2%||0.11%|
|Heavy metals||≤ 0.0015%||< 0.0015%|
|Arsenic||≤ 3mg/kg||< 3mg/kg|
|Substances soluble in water(%)||≤ 0.24%||0.12 %|
|Conclusion: The product complies with USP28 standard|
At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Microcrystalline Cellulose gel we provide has been strictly tested under HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.
Handling Precaution: Handling of Microcrystalline Cellulose gel 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.