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FOODCHEM is the L-Arginine supplier and manufacturer, engaged in the export and wholesale of L-Arginine for more than 10 years. The MOQ of L-Arginine is 500 kgs, if you need only a small amount, please contact the local distributor of L-Arginine. Any suggestions and questions about the L-Arginine, please send Email to, we will reply within 24 hours.


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L-Arginine, CAS# 74-79-3, is a amino acid manufactured through fermentation, available as White crystalline powder. L-Arginine is widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries. As a professional supplier and manufacturer of food additives, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying quality L-Arginine to customers all over the world for over 10 years. If you have any questions or wish to receive a quote, please feel free to reach us by email: or by phone: +86 21 2206 3075. Our sales person will get back to you in 1 working day.

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ItemSpecifications (USP)Specifications (AJI)
DescriptionWhite crystals or crystalline powderWhite crystals or crystalline powder
IdentificationInfrared absorption spectrumInfrared absorption spectrum
Specific rotation[a]D20°+26.3 °- +27.7°+26.9 °- +27.9°
State of solution/Transmittance---≥ 98.0%
Chloride (Cl)≤ 0.05%≤ 0.020%
Ammonium (NH4)---≤ 0.02%
Sulfate (SO4)≤ 0.03%≤ 0.020%
Iron (Fe)≤ 0.003%≤ 10PPm
Heavy metals (Pb)≤ 0.0015%≤ 10PPm
Arsenic (As2O3)---≤ 1PPm
Other amino acids---Chromatographically not detectable
Loss on drying≤ 0.5%≤ 0.5%
Residue on ignition(sulfated)≤ 0.3%≤ 0.10%
Organic volatile impuritiesMeets the requirements  ---

Available Grade of L-Arginine

  • Food Grade: L-Arginine is widely used as flavourings and nutritional supplement in food and beverage industries. Foodchem's food grade L-Arginine is available as fine powder(>98.5% purity).
  • Quality Control

    At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All L-Arginine we provide has been strictly tested under Kosher, Halal, HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.

    Storage&Handling Precaution

    Storage: L-Arginine should be kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
    Handling Precaution: Handling of L-Arginine 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.

    Application and Uses of L-Arginine

    L-Arginine is a amino acid widely used as nutrition supplements in food and beverage industries. As a nutrition supplements, L-Arginine can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.
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